15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
6
New York City
— 1 night
End: New York City

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Fifth Avenue, New York Public Library, Wall Street, and other attractions. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get engrossed in the history at Merchant's House Museum, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

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Rome, Italy to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Rome to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rome, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Museum of Science and Harvard University. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then engage your brain at Museum of Science, and then get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Boston itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, Boston is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Cambridge
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
USS Constitution Museum ©
USS Constitution Museum

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chicago Skyline, Navy Pier, Chicago Architecture Center, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Art Institute of Chicago and The Magnificent Mile. There's much more to do: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago online journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Boston to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Chicago. In August, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Museum of American History, White House, Washington Monument, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at White House, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of American History, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, then appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC journey planner.

Getting from Chicago to Washington DC by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: 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 August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

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

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You've added University of Pennsylvania, Eastern State Penitentiary, Masonic Temple, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, get engrossed in the history at National Constitution Center, then get the lay of the land with Founding Footsteps, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of American Jewish History, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, contemplate the long history of Washington Square Park, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then examine the collection at Please Touch Museum, and finally stroll through Schuylkill River Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia online holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Masonic Temple ©
Masonic Temple
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

1
night
New York City

New York City
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City journey builder website .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
St. Paul's Chapel ©
St. Paul's Chapel
Brooklyn Bridge ©
Brooklyn Bridge

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