11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Atlantic City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
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 31st (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and finally try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Macedonia, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. August in Chicago sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Horseshoe Hammond
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Horseshoe Hammond ©
Horseshoe Hammond

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally stop by The Spice & Tea Exchange® of Alexandria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

The Spice & Tea Exchange® of Alexandria, Horseshoe Casino
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino
Eastern Market ©
Eastern Market

1
night
Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
On the 4th (Wed), try to win big at Borgata Casino, look for gifts at Wildwood Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Wildwood Beach, then take in the waterfront at Atlantic City Boardwalk, and finally pause for some photo ops at New Jersey Korean War Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at The Quarter at Tropicana and then try your luck at Caesars Atlantic City Casino.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Atlantic City vacation app .

Drive from Washington DC to Atlantic City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Atlantic City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping

Side Trip

Wildwood
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Borgata Casino ©
Borgata Casino
The Quarter at Tropicana ©
The Quarter at Tropicana
Atlantic City Boardwalk ©
Atlantic City Boardwalk

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): wander the streets of North End, buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, then wander the streets of Newbury Street, and finally admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Boston online holiday builder .

You can drive from Atlantic City to Boston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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North End ©
North End
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Faneuil Hall Marketplace ©
Faneuil Hall Marketplace

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and FAO Schwarz. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Central Park, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip maker site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Boston in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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