15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  9​h
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Calgary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then contemplate the long history of Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Marine Corps, then take a stroll through Old Town, and then take a stroll through Capitol Hill.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC vacation planner .

Calgary, Canada to Washington DC is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Calgary to Washington DC, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Washington DC is much warmer than Calgary - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Old Town
Highlights from your plan

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. The Met Cloisters and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Dumbo, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and walk around Washington Square Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. November in New York City sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

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.
On the 16th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, take a stroll through Copley Square, then take a stroll through Back Bay, and finally contemplate the long history of Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planning site .

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 November, expect Boston to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fall River, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Jenney Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
Jenney Museum ©
Jenney Museum
Battleship Cove ©
Battleship Cove

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
On the 19th (Tue), explore the activities along Casco Bay, examine the collection at Umbrella Cover Museum, then sample the tasty concoctions at Shipyard Brewing Company, then learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Rising Tide Brewing Company. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Wadsworth-Longfellow House and then steep yourself in history at Fort Gorges.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Portland trip planner .

Drive from Boston to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Boston in November since evenings lows in Portland dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Wadsworth-Longfellow House ©
Wadsworth-Longfellow House
Umbrella Cover Museum ©
Umbrella Cover Museum
Maine Mead Works ©
Maine Mead Works

3
nights
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 21st (Thu): learn about all things military at Cantigny Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baha'i House of Worship, and then wander the streets of The Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, then take a stroll through Lincoln Park, then see the interesting displays at Volo Auto Museum, and finally shop like a local with Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Portland to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cantigny Park, Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park, Baha'i House of Worship, Volo Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cantigny Park ©
Cantigny Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

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