16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
1
Buffalo
— 1 day
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Syracuse
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Watertown
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
4
Brookville
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h
5
Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 day
Fly:  9​h 45​min
6
San Mateo
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Oklahoma City
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Amarillo
— 1 night
9
Springfield
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Columbus
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Cuyahoga Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Toronto

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Tifft Nature Preserve and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Buffalo online route planner .

Toronto, Canada to Buffalo is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In October in Buffalo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Syracuse.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds
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Tifft Nature Preserve ©
Tifft Nature Preserve
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Syracuse is a city in, and the county seat of, Onondaga County, New York, in the United States. On the 21st (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Clark Reservation State Park, then hike along Baltimore Woods Nature Center Trails, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Destiny USA.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Syracuse trip builder website .

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Syracuse in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Syracuse can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Watertown.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Clark Reservation State Park, Baltimore Woods Nature Center
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Clark Reservation State Park ©
Clark Reservation State Park
Baltimore Woods Nature Center ©
Baltimore Woods Nature Center
Destiny USA ©
Destiny USA

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Watertown

Watertown ©
Watertown is a city in the state of New York and the county seat of Jefferson County. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): choose your vessel at Sail Ontario, then learn about winemaking at Yellow Barn Winery, and then browse the collection at Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Watertown attractions planner .

Getting from Syracuse to Watertown by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Brookville.

Things to do in Watertown

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trip

Sail Ontario
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Sail Ontario ©
Sail Ontario
Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library ©
Yellow Barn Winery ©
Yellow Barn Winery

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Brookville

Brookville ©
Brookville is a town in Brookville Township, Franklin County, Indiana, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Whitewater Memorial State Park and then get outside with Morgan's Outdoor Adventures, Inc..

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Brookville day trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Watertown to Brookville. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Watertown in October: highs in Brookville hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sault Ste. Marie.

Things to do in Brookville

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Whitewater Memorial State Park
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Whitewater Memorial State Park ©
Whitewater Memorial State Park

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Sault Ste. Marie

Sault Ste. Marie ©
Sault Ste. On the 24th (Wed), play a few rounds at Wild Bluff Golf Course, then don't miss a visit to Soo Locks, then steep yourself in history at Tower of History, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name of Mary Church.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sault Ste. Marie trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Brookville to Sault Ste. Marie. Traveling from Brookville in October, you will find days in Sault Ste. Marie are little chillier (15°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to San Mateo.

Things to do in Sault Ste. Marie

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wild Bluff Golf Course
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Wild Bluff Golf Course ©
Wild Bluff Golf Course
Soo Locks ©
Soo Locks
Holy Name of Mary Church ©
Holy Name of Mary Church

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San Mateo

San Mateo ©
San Mateo is a city in San Mateo County, California, located in the high-tech enclave of Silicon Valley in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Sulphur Creek Nature Center, then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, and then stroll through Sawyer Camp Trail. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Sunol Regional Wilderness and then kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Mateo holiday planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sault Ste. Marie to San Mateo. Traveling from Sault Ste. Marie to San Mateo, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in October, with highs in San Mateo at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in San Mateo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Sulphur Creek Nature Center, Sunol Regional Wilderness, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Sawyer Camp Trail ©
Sawyer Camp Trail
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Sunol Regional Wilderness ©
Sunol Regional Wilderness

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 27th (Sat), wander the streets of Bricktown, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oklahoma City Zoo, and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City trip app .

Explore your travel options from San Mateo to Oklahoma City with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Mateo to Oklahoma City. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Bricktown ©
Bricktown
Oklahoma City Zoo ©
Oklahoma City Zoo

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): meet the residents at Amarillo Zoo, then don't miss a visit to Cadillac Ranch, and then explore and take pictures at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip maker .

Drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Amarillo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Amarillo

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Amarillo Zoo ©
Amarillo Zoo
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Cadillac Ranch ©
Cadillac Ranch

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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, take in nature's colorful creations at Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, then Head underground at Fantastic Caverns, and finally do a tasting at Oovvda Winery.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Springfield online itinerary planner .

Getting from Amarillo to Springfield by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Springfield sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Nature Wineries
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Fantastic Caverns ©
Fantastic Caverns
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World ©
Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World
Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden ©
Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden

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nights
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 30th (Tue): meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and then experience rural life at Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chicago road trip planner.

You can fly from Springfield to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Springfield in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Chicago, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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nights
Columbus

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Escape the urban bustle at Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve and Zipline. Change things up with these side-trips from Columbus: Newark Earthworks (in Heath) and National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (in Dayton). There's lots more to do: grab your bike and head to Blacklick Woods Metro Park, get a sense of history and politics at Supreme Court of Ohio, get outside with Battelle Darby Creek, and admire all the interesting features of Ohio Stadium.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Columbus road trip planning app .

You can fly from Chicago to Columbus in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Columbus due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Cuyahoga Falls.

Things to do in Columbus

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Rockbridge, Battelle Darby Creek, Blacklick Woods Metro Park, Newark Earthworks, National Museum of the US Air Force
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Zipline
Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve ©
Blacklick Woods Metro Park ©
Blacklick Woods Metro Park

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Cuyahoga Falls

Cuyahoga Falls ©
Cuyahoga Falls is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Brecksville Reservation, then look for all kinds of wild species at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, and then stroll through High Bridge Glens.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Cuyahoga Falls trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Columbus to Cuyahoga Falls takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cuyahoga Falls

Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Brecksville Reservation
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F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm ©
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
Brecksville Reservation ©
Brecksville Reservation
High Bridge Glens ©
High Bridge Glens

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