9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route builder

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Drive
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New York City
— 1 day
Fly
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Boston
— 1 night
Fly
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly
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Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly
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Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly to Pocatello Regional Airport, Drive to American Falls
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American Falls
— 1 night
Drive to Pocatello Regional Airport, Fly to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
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New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive
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Orange Beach
— 1 night
Fly
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Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
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New York City

— 1 day

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 12th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City day trip planner.

Newark to New York City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums

Boston

— 1 night

Beantown

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 13th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, walk around Boston Public Garden, and then appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial.

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You can fly from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Boston to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks

Niagara Falls

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then don't miss a visit to Old Falls Street, and finally make a trip to Third Street Art Alley.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Charlotte

— 1 night

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Richard Petty Driving Experience and then explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Charlotte in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Charlotte: highs are around 83°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Charlotte

Childrens Museums · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Atlanta

— 1 night

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): put a fun spin on your tour with The Escape Game Atlanta and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Atlanta trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Atlanta can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to American Falls.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Fun & Games

American Falls

— 1 night
American Falls is a city in and the county seat of Power County, Idaho, United States. On the 17th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Massacre Rocks State Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our American Falls trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Atlanta to American Falls. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to American Falls due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Atlanta, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in American Falls, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 45°F. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in American Falls

Nature · Parks
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New Orleans

— 1 night

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 18th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from American Falls to New Orleans. Traveling from American Falls to New Orleans, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from American Falls, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums

Orange Beach

— 1 night
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Alabama Point East and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orange Beach trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from New Orleans to Orange Beach by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New Orleans in September, Orange Beach is slightly colder at night with lows of 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Harpers Ferry

— 1 night
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): stroll through Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Harpers Ferry travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Orange Beach to Harpers Ferry takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orange Beach to Harpers Ferry due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Orange Beach in September, with highs in Harpers Ferry at 79°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Massachusetts travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Art Museums · Historic Walking Areas
The Bay State
Known as the "Bay State" because of the three bays dominating its coastline, Massachusetts has played a significant cultural and commercial role through most of the country's history. An increasingly popular vacation destination for foreign travelers, Massachusetts offers numerous places to visit, ranging from historical sites to modern urban centers famous for their culinary, art, and nightlife scenes. With the majority of its population living in and around the city of Boston, in the 20th century Massachusetts went from a state largely dependent on fishing and agriculture to the country's leader in higher education, healthcare, high technology, and financial services. Home to renowned universities and research centers, the state's cities attract a young crowd of students, scientists, artists, and business professionals.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

Georgia travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Aquariums
The Peach State
Founded in 1733, Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies that became the United States. Much more geographically diverse than most visitors realize, the state features a scenic seacoast, high mountain peaks, and large urban centers, with broad rural areas in between. Once famous mostly for historical attractions memorializing the Civil War era and the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia now draws tourists from around the world with its rich musical tradition and distinctive cuisine. Start your Georgian adventure in Atlanta, the state's economic powerhouse, and then road trip to the coastal barrier islands, nature preserves, and chic vacation resorts.

Alabama travel guide

4.4
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Military Museums · Specialty Museums
Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.

West Virginia travel guide

4.1
Historic Sites · State Parks · Zipline
The Mountain State
Located entirely within the Appalachian Mountain region, the aptly nicknamed "Mountain State" represents the highest state east of the Mississippi River with an average elevation of about 460 m (1,500 ft) above sea level. With an official motto of "Mountaineers are always free," West Virginia is home to a fiercely independent people, proud of their state's rich natural resources, physical beauty, and traditional culture. The state is often overlooked by tourists, and its major attractions retain an off-the-beaten-path character and exemplify a laid-back pace of life. West Virginians like to describe their part of the country as both wild and wonderful, a claim you can easily test on a holiday here by filling your itinerary with exploration of the state's green mountains, white-water rivers, and historical small towns.