23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  10​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
5
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
6
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cable Car Museum and Muir Woods National Monument. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Fort Point. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, see a show at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, take an in-depth tour of Chinese Historical Society of America, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

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Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

4
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore George Washington's Mount Vernon and National Air and Space Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Arlington National Cemetery and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in Harpers Ferry, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial and get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Washington DC tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In September, Washington DC is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arlington, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, George Washington's Mount Vernon
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George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

1
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Philadelphia day trip app .

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums
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Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

5
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like New York Public Library and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Federal Hall, take a stroll through Times Square, and go for a walk through The High Line.

Find out how to plan New York City trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

3
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Museum of Fine Arts and Waterfront. Museum-lovers will appreciate John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library and USS Constitution Museum. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Salem (The House of the Seven Gables & Salem Witch Trials Memorial). The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial, get advice or help at Boston Public Library, make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and stroll around Boston Public Garden.

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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 September, expect Boston to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Salem
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

4
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls Discovery Center and Niagara Science Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cave of the Winds and Niagara Falls. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Old Fort Niagara, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Old Fort Niagara ©
Old Fort Niagara

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