11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Monterrey
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Monterrey

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 14th (Sun), admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to Millennium Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago road trip planning site .

Monterrey, Mexico to Chicago is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, car, and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Chicago are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City due to the time zone difference. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 21st (Sun), make a trip to Franklin Square, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Philadelphia Zoo, and then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia tour planning site .

Traveling by bus from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Zoo ©
Philadelphia Zoo
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Franklin Square ©
Franklin Square

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Tidal Basin and National Air and Space Museum. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at National Zoological Park, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

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Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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