22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  11​h
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h
Boston
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
Manchester

7
days
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and stroll through The High Line.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder site .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New York City is minus 5 hours. In May, New York City is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

5
days
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

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Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Washington DC hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

5
days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago online travel planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. Traveling from Washington DC in May, things will get slightly colder in Chicago: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago ©
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

3
days
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.
Boston is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, make a trip to Boston Public Library, stop by Harvard Book Store, and admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Boston in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Chicago, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Harvard Book Store
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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