9 days in Midwest & East Coast of USA Itinerary

9 days in Midwest & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Chicago
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly to Boston, Ferry to Provincetown
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Provincetown
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

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Omaha to Chicago is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Niagara Falls

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Maid of the Mist, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then stroll through Niagara Gorge Trail.

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Fly from Chicago to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 61°F in Niagara Falls. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Provincetown

Birthplace of American Liberty

A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Corn Hill Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marconi Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Niagara Falls to Provincetown takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, then take a stroll through Times Square, and finally shop like a local with Fifth Avenue. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, view the masterpieces at Agora Gallery, then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and finally shop like a local with Yunhong Chopsticks.

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You can fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in August, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 84°F and lows about 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then see the interesting displays at International Spy Museum. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

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Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums