24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly + Drive:  19 h 30 min
1
Jersey City
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Subway:  4 h 30 min
4
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Luray
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
8
Lancaster
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Toms River
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Cape May
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Train + Fly:  25 h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
Jersey City

Jersey City ©
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jersey City: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx), Bury the Hatchet Paramus - Axe Throwing (in Paramus) and Twin Lights Historic Site (in Highlands). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing, get interesting insight from Tours, admire the majestic nature at Liberty State Park, and pause for some photo ops at Empty Sky - 9/11 Memorial.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jersey City day trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Jersey City is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 10.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in May; daily highs in Jersey City reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Jersey City

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Bury the Hatchet Paramus - Axe Throwing, Twin Lights Historic Site, Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing
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Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing ©
Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Bury the Hatchet Paramus - Axe Throwing ©
Bury the Hatchet Paramus - Axe Throwing

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New York City using our trip planner.

New York City is just a stone's throw from Jersey City. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Washington DC by combination of bus, flight, and subway takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in May; daily highs in Washington DC reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Luray.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
On the 14th (Thu), trek along Stony Man Mountain Overlook. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Luray Caverns, then take an in-depth tour of The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Luray journey planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Luray by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Luray, with lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sat) before leaving for Gettysburg.

Things to do in Luray

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Luray Caverns ©
Luray Caverns
Zipline

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nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
On the 16th (Sat), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then get your game on at Victorian Photography Studio. On the next day, make a trip to White Hall Tavern, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gettysburg trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Luray to Gettysburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Harpers Ferry
Highlights from your plan
Devils Den
Devils Den
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary app.

Drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Lancaster.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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nights
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
On the 20th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, get in on the family fun at Dutch Wonderland, then steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House, and finally stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

Plan trip to Lancaster with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Lancaster in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Lancaster

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Kitchen Kettle Village
Highlights from your plan
The Amish Farm and House ©
The Amish Farm and House
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania ©
Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Dutch Wonderland ©
Dutch Wonderland

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nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Get out of town with these interesting Pittsburgh side-trips: Kings Covered Bridge (in Somerset) and Fallingwater (in Mill Run). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at LumberjAxes, take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pittsburgh tour planner.

You can fly from Lancaster to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Toms River.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Shenot Farm & Market, Kings Covered Bridge, Fallingwater, LumberjAxes
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium ©
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater

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Toms River

Toms River ©
Featured in "Jersey Shore" and "Boardwalk Empire," Toms River boasts a community that is growing in popularity.
On the 24th (Sun), stroll through Ship Bottom Beach, then head outdoors with Black Pearl Pirate Excursion, and then get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Toms River - Axe Throwing. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Six Flags Great Adventure, then take in the waterfront at Jenkinson's Boardwalk, and then take a leisurely stroll along Point Pleasant Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Toms River vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Pittsburgh to Toms River with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Cape May.

Things to do in Toms River

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Point Pleasant Beach, Ship Bottom Beach, Six Flags Great Adventure, Black Pearl Pirate Excursion
Highlights from your plan
Bury The Hatchet Toms River - Axe Throwing ©
Bury The Hatchet Toms River - Axe Throwing
Jenkinson's Boardwalk ©
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Six Flags Great Adventure ©
Six Flags Great Adventure

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Cape May

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from World War II Lookout Tower, examine the collection at Cape May Lighthouse, then identify plant and animal life at South Cape May Meadows, and finally stroll through Cape May City Beaches. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, browse the exhibits of Emlen Physick Estate, then learn about all things military at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Cape May Winery & Vineyard.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cape May trip planner.

Drive from Toms River to Cape May in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Toms River in May since evenings lows in Cape May dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cape May

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Beach Plum Farm
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cape May City Beaches ©
Cape May City Beaches
South Cape May Meadows ©
South Cape May Meadows

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