9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Drive:  45​min
1
Elk Grove Village
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Red Bank
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
New York City
— 3 nights
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
End: Chicago

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Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village ©
Elk Grove Village is a village located in northeastern Illinois adjacent to O'Hare International Airport and is a near northwest suburb, touching the city of Chicago. On the 14th (Fri), grab your bike and head to Illinois Prairie Path, then brush up on your military savvy at First Division Museum at Cantigny, and then relax in the rural setting at Kline Creek Farm.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Elk Grove Village trip tool .

Chicago to Elk Grove Village is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In June, daily temperatures in Elk Grove Village can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Elk Grove Village

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Wheaton, Kline Creek Farm
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Kline Creek Farm ©
Kline Creek Farm
First Division Museum at Cantigny ©
First Division Museum at Cantigny

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 15th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then stroll through Niagara Gorge Trail.

Plan my day in Niagara Falls using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Elk Grove Village to Niagara Falls. Traveling from Elk Grove Village to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Red Bank.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

1
night
Red Bank

Red Bank
Red Bank is a borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, incorporated in 1908 and located on the Navesink River, the area's original transportation route to the ocean and other ports. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at 8th Ave Jetty, look for gifts at Carter & Cavero Old World Olive Oil Company, and then stroll through Belmar Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Red Bank trip simple and quick.

Explore your travel options from Niagara Falls to Red Bank with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Red Bank are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Red Bank

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Belmar Beach, 8th Ave Jetty

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and contemplate the waterfront views at Turtle Pond.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

You can drive from Red Bank to New York City in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in New York City are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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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 20th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at National Zoological Park, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, choose your vessel at Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions, and then make a trip to Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach road trip planning tool .

Fly from Washington DC to Myrtle Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions
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Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions ©
Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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