40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 8 nights
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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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Miami
— 7 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 6 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, browse the exhibits of Ellis Island, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip site.

Newark to New York City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 40°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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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 National Cathedral and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle) and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and get your bearings at Library of Congress.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Miami

Miami ©

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get some cultural insight at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University and Lowe Art Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Gumbo Limbo Trail, &more) and Homestead Historic Town Hall Museum (in Homestead). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, immerse yourself in nature at Oleta River State Park, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Miami road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Miami takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, Miami is much warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get some cultural insight at Lone Star Geyser and Beaver Ponds Loop Trail. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Back Mountain, witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser, delve into the mystery of Palette Spring, and contemplate the waterfront views at Shoshone Lake.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Miami to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Miami to Yellowstone National Park. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in February, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 28°F and lows at 4°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lone Star Geyser ©
Lone Star Geyser
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail ©
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail
Fort Yellowstone Historic District ©
Fort Yellowstone Historic District

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
The Strong National Museum of Play and Niagara Aerospace Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Niagara Falls' surroundings by going to Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica (in Lackawanna) and Abbey of the Genesee (in Piffard). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University, make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station, steep yourself in history at Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site, and stroll the grounds of Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Niagara Falls in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Niagara Falls, with lows of 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Strong National Museum of Play ©
The Strong National Museum of Play
Abbey of the Genesee ©
Abbey of the Genesee

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