8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 1 day
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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Cleveland
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), look for gifts at Sweet As Fudge Candy Shoppe, hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia road trip website.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Philadelphia is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Rio de Janeiro in December, with highs in Philadelphia at 10°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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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 17th (Tue): browse the different shops at The Mall at Robinson, then stop by Village Candy, then take in the exciting artwork at Pittsburgh Glass Center, and finally admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in December, things will get a bit cooler in Pittsburgh: highs are around 6°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Side Trips

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
The Mall at Robinson ©
The Mall at Robinson
Pittsburgh Glass Center ©
Pittsburgh Glass Center

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 18th (Wed), steep yourself in history at West Side Market, then look for gifts at Campbells Popcorn Shop, then admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and finally examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Cleveland tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Cleveland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Cleveland

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The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
West Side Market ©
West Side Market
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

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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.
St. Patrick's Cathedral and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Marketfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

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Traveling by flight from Cleveland to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cleveland in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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