9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Erie
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: New York City

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night
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park online travel planner .

New York City to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Indian Creek Falls ©
Indian Creek Falls
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

1
night
Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Lost River Cave, examine the collection at National Corvette Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Catholic Church, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bowling Green online holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Bowling Green. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. June in Bowling Green sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave
National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
Room Escape Games

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 26th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, and finally head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip planning website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bowling Green to Niagara Falls in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bowling Green to Niagara Falls. In June, Niagara Falls is little chillier than Bowling Green - with highs of 77°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Erie.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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night
Erie

Erie ©
Erie boasts a state park, casino, and racetrack all with the name Presque Isle.
On the 28th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, stroll through Presque Isle State Park, and then cool off at Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Erie itinerary builder site .

Drive from Niagara Falls to Erie in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Erie are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Erie

Theme Parks Parks
Highlights from your plan
Presque Isle State Park ©
Presque Isle State Park

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Erie to Washington DC in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Erie in June; daily highs in Washington DC reach 86°F and lows reach 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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