18 days in East Coast of USA, Toledo & Chicago Itinerary

18 days in East Coast of USA, Toledo & Chicago Itinerary

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18 days in East Coast of USA, Toledo & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Boston
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Binghamton
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Toledo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Manchester

4
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: stroll through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City route planner .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester), The Breakers (in Newport) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, walk around Boston Common, traverse land and water with a duck tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Boston vacation planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, Boston is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Binghamton.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, The Breakers, Marginal Way Walkway
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

1
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Binghamton

Binghamton ©
Binghamton is a city in, and the county seat of, Broome County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Ross Park Carousel, stroll around Otsiningo Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Cutler Botanic Garden, relax in the rural setting at Apple Hill, then have fun and explore at The Discovery Center, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park.

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Drive from Boston to Binghamton in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boston in August; daily highs in Binghamton reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Binghamton

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

The FarmHouse Brewery
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Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park ©
Binghamton Zoo at Ross Park
Cutler Botanic Garden ©
Cutler Botanic Garden
The Discovery Center ©
The Discovery Center

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Binghamton to Niagara Falls in 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Toledo.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

2
nights
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. On the 30th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Toledo Museum of Art, then meet the residents at Toledo Zoo, then stroll around Riverside Park, and finally walk around Oak Openings Preserve Metropark. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Henry Ford, then see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village, and then cool off at Cedar Point.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Toledo day trip tool .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Toledo by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Toledo can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Toledo

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Dearborn, Riverside Park, Cedar Point
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Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb) and Basilica of the Sacred Heart (in South Bend). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chicago road trip planning site .

Getting from Toledo to Chicago by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toledo to Chicago. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Whiskey Acres Distilling Co., Basilica of the Sacred Heart
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Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. ©
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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