29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Rickenbacker International Airport, Drive to Athens
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Athens
— 6 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Athens
— 6 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Athens — 6 nights

Athens is a city in and the county seat of Athens County, Ohio, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Kennedy Museum of Art, Old Man's Cave, Cedar Falls Hiking Trail, and other attractions you added. Shop till you drop at Walnut Creek Cheese and Berlin Village Antique Mall. Let the collections at National Road Zane Grey Museum and Zanesville Museum of Art capture your imagination. Explore Athens' surroundings by going to Rising Park (in Lancaster), Historic Roscoe Village (in Coshocton) and Marietta (Ohio River Museum & Oak Grove Cemetery). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at John Glenn Astronomy Park, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Street, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Little Fish Brewing, and take an in-depth tour of Blennerhassett Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Athens trip planning app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Athens is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, expect Athens to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pittsburgh.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
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Pittsburgh — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Carnegie Museum of Art, Duquesne Incline and Heinz Field. On the 30th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Carnegie Museum of Art, then admire the masterpieces at The Andy Warhol Museum, then take a memorable ride with Duquesne Incline, and finally see where the action happens at Heinz Field.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pittsburgh road trip planning site.

You can drive from Athens to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. July in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. On the 31st (Sun), you're off to Athens.
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Museums · Transportation

Athens — 6 nights

You've now added O'Betty's Hot Dog Museum to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at The Andy Warhol Museum and Pleasant Hill Vineyards. Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Pittsburgh (PNC Park, Carnegie Science Center, &more).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Athens online travel route planner.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Athens by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Pittsburgh.
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Pittsburgh — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Duquesne Incline, Senator John Heinz History Center and Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): catch a ride on Duquesne Incline. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Cathedral of Learning, take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, get a new perspective on nature at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, then take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center, and finally stop by Strip District.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pittsburgh route planner.

Traveling by car from Athens to Pittsburgh takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Transportation · Parks

Washington DC — 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Union Market, Smithsonian American Art Museum and United States Capitol. Visit Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at International Spy Museum, and hunt for treasures at Eastern Market.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planner.

Fly from Pittsburgh to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia — 2 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center, contemplate the long history of Todd House, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then examine the collection at The Franklin Institute, and finally admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, stroll through Valley Forge National Historical Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Longwood Gardens, and finally take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia attractions planning app.

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.
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New York City — 6 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Trinity Church. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage), Weir Farm National Historic Site (in Wilton) and Minnewaska State Park Preserve (in Kerhonkson). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at DM Weil Gallery, look for gifts at FAO Schwarz, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip tool.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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