5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
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Detroit
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Fort Wayne
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
4
Gettysburg
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 19th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Historic Trinity Lutheran Church, explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, examine the collection at The Henry Ford, then examine the collection at Greenfield Village, and finally steep yourself in history at Motown Museum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Detroit visit planning website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Detroit. In April, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Fort Wayne.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Historic Sites

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Dearborn
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne ©
Fort Wayne is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): examine the collection at Early Ford V-8 Foundation & Museum, examine the collection at Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at Room to Escape, and finally get lost in a book at Allen County Public Library.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Fort Wayne road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Detroit to Fort Wayne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Fort Wayne can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Fort Wayne

Museums Fun & Games

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Auburn
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Early Ford V-8 Foundation & Museum ©
Early Ford V-8 Foundation & Museum
Room to Escape ©
Room to Escape

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 21st (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, then steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Fort Wayne to Chicago takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fort Wayne to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Chicago, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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Oak Park
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Shriver House Museum, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, then take an in-depth tour of Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, then steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, and finally stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Gettysburg takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Gettysburg is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then stroll the grounds of Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, then examine the collection at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site.

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Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Niagara Falls takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Gettysburg in April; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 55°F and lows reach 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Historic Sites Nature Parks

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Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site
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St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish ©
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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