26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
2
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Cincinnati
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Houston
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Peabody Essex Museum (in Salem) and Orchard House (in Concord). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and get advice or help at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston day trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Boston is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Peabody Essex Museum, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Boston in September, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pittsburgh: Living Treasures Wild Animal Park (in New Castle), Mill Creek Park (in Canfield) and Fellows Riverside Gardens (in Youngstown). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, explore and take pictures at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, stroll the grounds of Allegheny Cemetery, and identify plant and animal life at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Pittsburgh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in September: high temperatures in Pittsburgh hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Living Treasures Wild Animal Park, Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, Fellows Riverside Gardens, Archive of the Afterlife: The National Museum of the Paranormal, Mill Creek Park
Highlights from your plan
Fellows Riverside Gardens ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

3
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cincinnati: Great Miami River Trail (in Montgomery) and Dayton (National Museum of the U.S. Air Force & Carillon Historical Park). The adventure continues: partake in some friendly competition at Houdini's Room Escape, examine the collection at Lucky Cat Museum, don't miss a visit to Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and snap pictures at Roebling Suspension Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Cincinnati online trip builder .

Getting from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Cincinnati are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Dayton, Great Miami River Trail
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
Smale Riverfront Park ©
Smale Riverfront Park

4
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Go for a jaunt from Houston to Dickinson to see Dickinson Historical Society Depot Museum about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: get your game on at The Escape Game Houston, pause for some photo ops at Fallen Warriors Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Annunciation Catholic Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Lakewood Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Houston online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cincinnati to Houston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cincinnati in September: high temperatures in Houston hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Dickinson Historical Society Depot Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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