5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Staten Island
— 1 day
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Wheeling
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Newark

1
day
Staten Island

Staten Island
Staten Island is one of the five boroughs of New York City in the U.S. For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Staten Island online visit planner .

Newark to Staten Island is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In February, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 27°F. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Staten Island

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by train from Staten Island to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Staten Island in February: highs in Washington DC hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arlington, Horseshoe Casino
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, view the masterpieces at Pittsburgh Glass Center Studios, shop like a local with The Society for Contemporary Craft, then look for gifts at Pennsylvania Macaroni Company, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Mall at Robinson.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pittsburgh route 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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in February, with highs in Pittsburgh at 40°F and lows at 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wheeling.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Mall at Robinson
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The Mall at Robinson ©
The Mall at Robinson
Pittsburgh Glass Center ©
Pittsburgh Glass Center

1
night
Wheeling

Wheeling ©
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. On the 19th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Joseph, buy something for everyone on your list at Ohio Valley Mall, then have fun at Washington County Machine Guns, and finally look for gifts at Russell Stover Chocolates.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wheeling trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Wheeling takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Wheeling sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wheeling

Shopping Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Washington County Machine Guns, Ohio Valley Mall, Russell Stover Chocolates
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Russell Stover Chocolates ©
Russell Stover Chocolates
Washington County Machine Guns ©
Washington County Machine Guns
Cathedral of St. Joseph ©
Cathedral of St. Joseph

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