20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Cincinnati
— 1 day
2
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
3
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
4
Albany
— 1 night
5
Boston
— 2 nights
6
New York City
— 5 nights
7
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
8
Baltimore
— 1 night
9
Washington DC
— 3 nights

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Redbird Hollow Preserve, stroll the grounds of Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and then examine the collection at Lucky Cat Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Cincinnati road trip site.

Indianapolis to Cincinnati is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Lucky Cat Museum ©
Lucky Cat Museum

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 14th (Sun), stop by Larrimor's, see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washington, and finally view the masterpieces at Pittsburgh Glass Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pittsburgh road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Pittsburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Pittsburgh Glass Center ©
Pittsburgh Glass Center

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center and St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish. Step out of the city life by going to Cave of the Winds and Whirlpool State Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, stop by Three Sisters Trading Post, and take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail
Devil's Hole State Park ©
Devil's Hole State Park

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Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum, get engrossed in the history at USS Slater DE-766, thensample the fine beverages at The Albany Distilling Company, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Lutheran Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Albany trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Albany in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Albany can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Wildlife
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New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum
USS Slater DE-766 ©
USS Slater DE-766
First Lutheran Church ©
First Lutheran Church

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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.
On the 19th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, wander the streets of Newbury Street, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Old South Meeting House, thentake an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and then shop like a local with Charles Street.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Boston day trip website.

You can drive from Albany to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library ©
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Firenze Jewels. 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in New York City are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Head to Rittenhouse Square and Reading Terminal Marketfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Independence Hall and Christ Church. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Schuylkill River Trail, trek along Kelly Drive, and see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia holiday planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, thenappreciate the history behind Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, and then take a stroll through Fell's Point.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Baltimore itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Baltimore takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Baltimore sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point

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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.
Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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