27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Rochester
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
6
Gilbertsville
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h
7
Mobile
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Dubai

8
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, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In October, New York City is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Rochester.

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

2
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
On the 13th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, take an in-depth tour of George Eastman Museum, then have fun and explore at The Strong National Museum of Play, and finally stop by Stever's Candies. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association, then learn about winemaking at Casa Larga Vineyards, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Hope Cemetery.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Rochester in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Rochester reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Rochester

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Finger Lakes Wine Country Tourism Marketing Association
Highlights from your plan
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
Mount Hope Cemetery ©
Mount Hope Cemetery

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino, and then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls travel planner .

Traveling by car from Rochester to Niagara Falls takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Gilbertsville.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at White House, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC attractions planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in October, with highs in Washington DC at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center, then take a stroll through The Strip District, then don't miss a visit to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, learn more about the world around you at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, and then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Pittsburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect Pittsburgh to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gilbertsville.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

1
day
Gilbertsville

Gilbertsville ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get your game on at Kentucky Shores Family Fun Center and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kentucky Lake.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gilbertsville day trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Pittsburgh to Gilbertsville with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Pittsburgh in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Gilbertsville, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mobile.

Things to do in Gilbertsville

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Kentucky Shores Family Fun Center ©
Kentucky Shores Family Fun Center

5
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Explore Mobile's surroundings by going to Navarre Beach (in Navarre), Pensacola Beach (Fort Pickens Area, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Pensacola (Pensacola Lighthouse and Museum, National Naval Aviation Museum, & more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, deepen your understanding at Battleship USS ALABAMA, get engrossed in the history at History Museum of Mobile, and walk around Bienville Square.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mobile trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Gilbertsville to Mobile takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Gilbertsville in October; daily highs in Mobile reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, Navarre Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Naval Aviation Museum ©
National Naval Aviation Museum
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and try your luck at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia online journey maker .

Getting from Mobile to Philadelphia by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Mobile in October, expect Philadelphia to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Harrah's Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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