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:  4​h
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate and then don't miss a visit to Millennium Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then have some family-friendly fun at Ragnarok Axe Throwing.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chicago sightseeing planner.

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 in Chicago, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

2
nights
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.
On the 16th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, stop by Brookline Booksmith, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): explore the engaging exhibits at Boston Children's Museum, get curious at Museum of Science, and then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Boston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Boston. In April in Boston, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

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.
Attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Please Touch Museum, and finally hike along Kelly Drive.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip builder website .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Please Touch Museum ©
Please Touch Museum
Kelly Drive ©
Kelly Drive

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, meet the residents at National Zoological Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning site .

Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Washington DC are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to 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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