8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Philadelphia
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Watkins Glen
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Niagara Falls
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Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
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State College
— 1 night

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Washington Square Park. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, take in the pleasant sights at Longwood Gardens, and then try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia journey maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Philadelphia. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Casinos

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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): do a tasting at Castel Grisch, bet on your favorite at Watkins Glen International, then admire the majestic nature at Watkins Glen State Park, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Watkins Glen online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to Watkins Glen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in July, with highs in Watkins Glen at 83°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Watkins Glen State Park ©
Watkins Glen State Park
Watkins Glen International ©
Watkins Glen International

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara, then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Third Street Art Alley.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip planner.

You can drive from Watkins Glen to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©

City of Bridges

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 13th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, then see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, then stroll through Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Senator John Heinz History Center, visit Strip District, then admire the majestic nature at Point State Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial.

For reviews and tourist information, read Pittsburgh online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Pittsburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to State College.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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State College

State College ©
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. On the 15th (Wed), deepen your understanding at Penn State University and then admire the natural beauty at The Arboretum at Penn State.

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You can drive from Pittsburgh to State College in 3 hours. In July in State College, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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The Arboretum at Penn State ©
The Arboretum at Penn State
Penn State University ©
Penn State University

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