57 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

57 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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1
Frankfurt, Germany
— 5 nights
2
Menetrux-en-Joux, France
— 2 nights
3
Besancon, France
— 6 nights
4
Montbard, France
— 5 nights
5
Beaune, France
— 5 nights
6
Leeds, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
7
Pittsburgh, United States
— 5 nights
8
Mill Run, United States
— 3 nights
9
Gettysburg, United States
— 6 nights
10
Jim Thorpe, United States
— 4 nights
11
Philadelphia, United States
— 7 nights

5
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get some historical perspective at Würzburg Residence and Fortress Marienberg. Get a sense of the local culture at Schloss Heidelberg and Altstadt. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Frankfurt: Rothenburg (Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more), Heidelberg (Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant & Pharmacy Museum) and Baden-Baden (Eglise Russe, Museum Frieder Burda, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Liebieghaus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkapelle, contemplate the long history of Goethe House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johanniskirche.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Frankfurt day trip website.

Vienna, Austria to Frankfurt is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. September in Frankfurt sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Menetrux-en-Joux.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Wurzburg, Heidelberg, Baden-Baden
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

2
nights
Menetrux-en-Joux, France

Menetrux-en-Joux ©
Visit Villa Palladienne and Eglise Sainte-Marie de Saint-Hymetiere for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee du Jouet and L'Atelier des Savoir-Faire. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Menetrux-en-Joux: Source de l'Ain (in Nozeroy) and Reserve Naturelle des Tourbieres (in Frasne).

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Menetrux-en-Joux road trip site.

Getting from Frankfurt to Menetrux-en-Joux by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. September in Menetrux-en-Joux sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Besancon.

Things to do in Menetrux-en-Joux

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Source de l'Ain, L'Atelier des Savoir-Faire, Belvedere des Quatre Lacs, La tourbiere de Prenovel, Reculee et Cascade de La Frasnee
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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Cascades du Hérisson ©
Cascades du Hérisson
Villa Palladienne ©
Villa Palladienne
L'Atelier des Savoir-Faire ©
L'Atelier des Savoir-Faire

6
nights
Besancon, France

Besancon ©
Proclaimed the first "green city" of France and labeled a "Town of Art and History," Besancon has plentiful mountain and river activities for you to enjoy.
You'll explore and learn at Fermes-musee du Pays Horloger and La Grande Saline - Musée du Sel. Popular historic sites such as Chateau de Montfaucon and Maison de Louis Pasteur are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Besancon: Defile d'Entre-Roches (in Montbenoit), Musee Vie d'Antan (in Montlebon) and Saut du Doubs (in Villers-le-Lac). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Foret de Chailluz, Head underground at Sentier karstique du Grand Bois, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Notre-Dame du Haut, and see the interesting displays at Musee Claude-Nicolas Ledoux.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Besancon trip planning website.

Getting from Menetrux-en-Joux to Besancon by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Montbard.

Things to do in Besancon

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Arbois, Ecomusee L'Abeille du Haut-Doubs, Fermes-musee du Pays Horloger, Musee Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, Musee de la Boissellerie
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 15:
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Defile d'Entre-Roches ©
Defile d'Entre-Roches
Fermes-musee du Pays Horloger ©
Fermes-musee du Pays Horloger
Musee de la Boissellerie ©
Musee de la Boissellerie

5
nights
Montbard, France

Montbard ©
Montbard is a commune and subprefecture of the Côte-d'Or department in the Bourgogne region in eastern France.Montbard is a small industrial town on the river Brenne. Abbaye de Fontenay and Chateau de Sainte Colombe en Auxois are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee et Parc Buffon and Ma p’tite ecole, musee des ecoles. Explore Montbard's surroundings by going to Chablis Vititours (in Chablis), Vezelay (Musee Zervos & Basilique Sainte Madeleine) and Domaine Pascal Henry (in Saint-Cyr-les-Colons). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Chateau Ancy-le Franc, see the interesting displays at Oenocentre Ampelopsis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint Andoche de Saulieu, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame in Montreal.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Montbard online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Besancon to Montbard takes 2.5 hours. September in Montbard sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Beaune.

Things to do in Montbard

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vezelay, Chablis Vititours, Vignoble Dampt Freres, Chateau Ancy-le Franc, Domaine Pascal Henry
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 20:
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Chablis Vititours ©
Chablis Vititours
Chateau Ancy-le Franc ©
Chateau Ancy-le Franc
Abbaye de Fontenay ©
Abbaye de Fontenay

5
nights
Beaune, France

Beaune ©
The Wine Capital of the Burgundy region in the Côte-d'Or department, Beaune is a walled city with features remaining from the pre-Roman and Roman eras in eastern France.
Get some cultural insight at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu and Musee Magnin. Visit Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon and Chateau de Cormatin for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Beaune: Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre (in Solutre-Pouilly), Abbaye de Saint-Vivant (in Curtil-Vergy) and Abbey of Cluny (in Cluny). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Galeries Bartoux Beaune, get engrossed in the history at Maison de la Haute Seille, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye Saint-Philibert, and see the interesting displays at L'Ecole d'Autrefois.

To find out how to plan a trip to Beaune, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Montbard to Beaune takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Beaune can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Leeds.

Things to do in Beaune

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Dijon, Chateau Chalon, Chateau Historique de Pierreclos, Eglise Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais, Musee de Prehistoire de Solutre
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25:
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Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon ©
Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu
Musee Magnin ©
Musee Magnin

6
nights
Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Coal Mining Museum and Hardcastle Crags. Appreciate the collections at Royal Armouries Museum and Bronte Parsonage Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Leeds: Brockadale Nature Reserve (in Wentbridge), Gorpley Clough Local Nature Reserve (in Todmorden) and Oxenhope (SMJ Falconry & Oxenhope station). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at The Wonkey Donkey Visitors Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Tropical World, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Giles Church of England, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Leeds trip builder app.

Getting from Beaune to Leeds by combination of train and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Beaune to Leeds, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Beaune in September: highs in Leeds hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Leeds

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wakefield, Oxenhope, Hardcastle Crags, Bronte Parsonage Museum, Brockadale Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
SMJ Falconry ©
SMJ Falconry
National Coal Mining Museum ©
National Coal Mining Museum
Royal Armouries Museum ©
Royal Armouries Museum

5
nights
Pittsburgh, United States

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bicycle Heaven and Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Flight 93 Memorial Chapel. Explore Pittsburgh's surroundings by going to Buttermilk Falls Natural Area (in New Florence), Saint Clair Park (in Greensburg) and The Artists Hand Gallery & Espresso Bar (in Indiana). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, take a stroll through Strip District, get engrossed in the history at Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, and pause for some photo ops at Flight 93 National Memorial.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh online attractions planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Leeds to Pittsburgh in 14 hours. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Leeds to Pittsburgh due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Leeds in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Pittsburgh: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Mill Run.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Somerset Historical Center, Flight 93 National Memorial, Buttermilk Falls Natural Area, Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, Saint Clair Park
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Flight 93 National Memorial ©
Flight 93 National Memorial
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©

3
nights
Mill Run, United States

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Get some cultural insight at Fallingwater and Jumonville Glen. Museum-lovers will get to explore Antiochian Heritage Museum and Lincoln Highway Experience. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mill Run: Powdermill Nature Reserve (in Rector), Compass Inn Museum (in Laughlintown) and Fort Ligonier (in Ligonier). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Bear Run Nature Reserve, admire the striking features of Kentuck Knob, and steep yourself in history at Mount Washington Tavern.

Make your Mill Run itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Mill Run takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Mill Run

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lincoln Highway Experience, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Compass Inn Museum, Kentuck Knob, Fort Ligonier
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Compass Inn Museum ©
Compass Inn Museum
Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob

6
nights
Gettysburg, United States

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Popular historic sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park and Little Round Top are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center and Gettysburg National Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Whipple Dam State Park (in Huntingdon), Shaver's Creek Environmental Center (in Petersburg) and United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC) (in Carlisle). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Gettysburg Museum of History, make a trip to Devils Den, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and take a peaceful walk through Michaux State Forest.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Gettysburg trip planner.

You can drive from Mill Run to Gettysburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Gettysburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Jim Thorpe.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nixon Park Nature Center, Whipple Dam State Park, Shaver's Creek Environmental Center, United States Army Heritage and Education Center (USAHEC), Michaux State Forest
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top

4
nights
Jim Thorpe, United States

Jim Thorpe ©
Jim Thorpe is a borough and the county seat of Carbon County in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Leaser Lake State Park (in New Tripoli), Hawk Mountain Sanctuary (in Kempton) and Sweet Arrow Lake County Park (in Pine Grove). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary, admire the majestic nature at Hickory Run State Park, and see the interesting displays at Knoebles Mining Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jim Thorpe trip planner.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Jim Thorpe in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Jim Thorpe

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lehigh Gap Nature Center, Austin T Blakeslee Natural Area, Leaser Lake State Park, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, PPL Susquehanna Riverlands
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary ©
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Montour Preserve ©
Montour Preserve
Sweet Arrow Lake County Park ©
Sweet Arrow Lake County Park

7
nights
Philadelphia, United States

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Independence Hall. Your inner history buff will appreciate Liberty Bell Center and Logan Circle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Duke Farms (in Hillsborough). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Lane Nature Center, and see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jim Thorpe to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Jim Thorpe in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Philadelphia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Green Lane Nature Center, Brinton 1704 House & Historic Site, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, French Creek Heritage Trail
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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