11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner
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New York City
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Fly to Kansas City International Airport, Drive to Manhattan
— 2 nights
Drive to Kansas City International Airport, Fly to Philadelphia International Airport, Drive to Trenton
— 1 night
Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island
— 1 night


New York City — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. In May, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Brooklyn.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Brooklyn — 2 nights

Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Bronx Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prospect Park Zoo, stroll around Prospect Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Brooklyn itinerary planner.

Brooklyn is just a short distance from New York City. May in Brooklyn sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Syracuse.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip

Syracuse — 1 night

Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at E.M. Mills Rose Garden and then get engrossed in the history at Erie Canal Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Syracuse route maker.

Fly from Brooklyn to Syracuse in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Brooklyn in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Syracuse, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Manhattan.
Parks · Museums

Manhattan — 2 nights

Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Kansas State University Gardens, then admire the majestic nature at Tuttle Creek State Park, then explore the activities along Rocky Ford State Fishing Area, and finally do a tasting at Liquid Art Winery and Estate.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Manhattan trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Syracuse to Manhattan. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Syracuse to Manhattan. May in Manhattan sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 52°F at night. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to Trenton.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Wineries

Trenton — 1 night

Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): appreciate the history behind World War II Memorial, stroll around Washington Crossing Historic Park, then deepen your understanding at Princeton University, and finally stroll around Grounds For Sculpture.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Trenton trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manhattan to Trenton. Traveling from Manhattan to Trenton, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Barnegat Light.
Parks · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Barnegat Light, Long Beach Island — 1 night

Barnegat Light is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): kick back and relax at Ship Bottom Beach, then stop by Ron Jon Surf Shop, then see what you can catch with Reel Reaction Sportfishing, and finally get engrossed in the history at Barnegat Light Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barnegat Light trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Trenton to Barnegat Light takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Barnegat Light can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Beaches
Side Trip

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

New Jersey travel guide

Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.

Long Beach Island travel guide

Outdoor Activities · State Parks · Theme Parks