9 days in Midwest & East Coast of USA Itinerary

9 days in Midwest & East Coast of USA Itinerary

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Chicago
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
3
Provincetown
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 2 nights
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

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Omaha to Chicago is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
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Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Maid of the Mist, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then stroll through Niagara Gorge Trail.

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Fly from Chicago to Niagara Falls in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Niagara Falls. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

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Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Herring Cove Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Long Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Corn Hill Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Coast Guard Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, and then kick back and relax at Marconi Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Provincetown takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Provincetown

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Marconi Beach, Corn Hill Beach, Coast Guard Beach
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Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Coast Guard Beach ©
Coast Guard Beach
Marconi Beach ©
Marconi Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thensee the interesting displays at New York Public Library, thentake a stroll through Times Square, and finally shop like a local with Fifth Avenue. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, view the masterpieces at Agora Gallery, thenappreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and finally shop like a local with Yunhong Chopsticks.

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You can fly from Provincetown to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Provincetown in August, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, thenexamine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then see the interesting displays at International Spy Museum. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, thenexamine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

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Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

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