15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
2
Columbus
— 1 night
3
Indianapolis
— 1 night
4
Chicago
— 4 nights
5
Detroit
— 2 nights
6
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
7
Philadelphia
— 2 nights

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 14th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary app.

Norfolk to Washington DC is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
White House ©
White House

1
night
Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Columbus road trip app.

You can fly from Washington DC to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Washington DC in August since evenings lows in Columbus dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium ©
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
Room Escape Games
Center of Science and Industry (COSI) ©
Center of Science and Industry (COSI)

1
night
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): look for gifts at Rocket Fizz and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Indianapolis trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Columbus to Indianapolis takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Indianapolis sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum ©
Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum
Room Escape Games
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
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, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and take in the waterfront at Navy Pier.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chicago day trip site.

Traveling by car from Indianapolis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at Greenfield Village, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, thenadmire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Detroit road trip planning app.

You can fly from Chicago to Detroit in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Detroit are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums

Side Trip

Dearborn
Highlights from your plan
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

2
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and then stop by Mount Washington. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at LumberjAxes, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, and then take a stroll through Strip District.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pittsburgh online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Detroit to Pittsburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Pittsburgh are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

LumberjAxes
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall and then go for a walk through Longwood Gardens. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, thenappreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, thenadmire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally examine the collection at The Franklin Institute.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip site.

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Philadelphia when traveling from Pittsburgh in August, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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