12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Lancaster
— 1 night
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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and see where the action happens at Wrigley Field.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Chicago day trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Chicago is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Melbourne to Chicago. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get much warmer in Chicago: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Casinos

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Wrigley Field ©
Arena / Stadium
Wrigley Field
4.6
Millennium Park
Must see
Millennium Park
4.8

3
nights
Boston

Beantown

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 historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see where the action happens at Fenway Park, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Chicago to Boston in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Boston. In July, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
Fenway Park ©
Arena / Stadium
Fenway Park
4.7
Freedom Trail ©
Historic Walking Area
Freedom Trail
4.7

2
nights
Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, and then admire the natural beauty at Longwood Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Philadelphia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lancaster.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Longwood Gardens ©
Fountain
Longwood Gardens
4.8
Independence Hall ©
World heritage site
Independence Hall
4.5

1
night
Lancaster

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Amish Farm and House, get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, examine the collection at Landis Valley Museum, then steep yourself in history at Ephrata Cloister, and finally look for gifts at Dutch Haven.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Lancaster itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Lancaster takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, Lancaster is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Landis Valley Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Landis Valley Museum
4.5
The Amish Farm and House ©
Historic Site
The Amish Farm and House
4.3
Ephrata Cloister ©
Historic Site
Ephrata Cloister
4.6

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