24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Jersey City
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Jersey City
— 3 nights
Taxi
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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly
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Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive
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Luray
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gettysburg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive
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Lancaster
— 2 nights
Fly
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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly to Newark Liberty International Airport, Drive to Toms River
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Toms River
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 3 nights
Bus to New York, Ny, Fly to Delhi

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Jersey City

— 3 nights
Jersey City is the second-most-populous city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jersey City: Twin Lights Historic Site (in Highlands), Bury the Hatchet Paramus - Axe Throwing (in Paramus) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). 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.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Jersey City day trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Jersey City is an approximately 19-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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

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

Niagara Falls

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

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, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Fly from New York City to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. 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
Highlights from your trip

Washington DC

— 1 night
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 see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Washington DC by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. 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
Highlights from your trip

Luray

— 2 nights

Cabin Capital of Virginia

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.

To find photos, more things to do, 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 fly. 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 · Nature

Gettysburg

— 2 nights
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 see maps, other places to visit, 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 do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, 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 · Tours

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

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

Drive from Gettysburg to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; 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 drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lancaster

— 2 nights

Red Rose City

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.

Drive from Philadelphia to Lancaster in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. 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

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Pittsburgh

— 2 nights

City of Bridges

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, traveler tips, 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 · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Toms River

— 2 nights
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, photos, more things to do, 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 · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Cape May

— 3 nights

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours, then browse the exhibits of Emlen Physick Estate, then get your game on at Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Cape May Winery & Vineyard.

Make your Cape May itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Toms River to Cape May in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Toms River in May, Cape May is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape May

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Pennsylvania travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Casinos · History Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.