9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Hershey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h 15​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

2
nights
Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Memorial Lake State Park. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Little Round Top, get engrossed in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Gettysburg National Military Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hershey trip planner .

Charlotte to Hershey is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hershey are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Hershey

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Memorial Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark

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 2nd (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

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Traveling by car from Hershey to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Hershey in September, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 4th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Boston Public Garden, get your bearings at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

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Getting from Washington DC to Boston by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Boston at 75°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then hike along Niagara Gorge Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
night
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): walk around Cleveland Metroparks, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and finally walk around The Mall.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cleveland vacation planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Cleveland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, Cleveland is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
The Mall ©
The Mall

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