14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
3
Chicago
— 4 nights
4
Omaha
— 2 nights

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Barsky Gallery and Urbanspace - Broadway Bites. Get outdoors at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Gilgo Beach (in Babylon), Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Snipes Farm & Education Center (in Morrisville). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, and admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip planner.

Edinburgh, UK to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to New York City is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Edinburgh in June, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gilgo Beach, Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Bronx Zoo, Snipes Farm & Education Center
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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.
On the 4th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and then identify plant and animal life at McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Visit Rosewood Beach and Weko Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Kids will enjoy Field Museum and Fourth Presbyterian Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Hickory Creek Winery (in Buchanan), Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. (in DeKalb) and Box Factory for the Arts (in Saint Joseph). The adventure continues: delve into the lush surroundings at Swallow Cliff Stairs, look for gifts at Oh Olive, browse the fresh offerings at Chesterton’s European Market, and admire the natural beauty at Taltree Arboretum and Gardens.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip planning app.

Getting from Washington DC to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In July, Chicago is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Chicago

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hickory Creek Winery, Chesterton’s European Market, Swallow Cliff Stairs, Whiskey Acres Distilling Co., Oh Olive
Highlights from your plan
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. ©
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Fourth Presbyterian Church ©
Fourth Presbyterian Church

2
nights
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wabash Trace Nature Trail, then see the interesting displays at Museum Of Shadows, then see the interesting displays at Museum Of Shadows, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Curbside Clothing. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo, get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market, and then stop by Old Market Candy Shop.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Omaha trip planning app.

You can fly from Chicago to Omaha in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Omaha can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Museum Of Shadows, Wabash Trace Nature Trail, Museum Of Shadows
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Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Museum Of Shadows ©
Museum Of Shadows
Old Market ©
Old Market

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