16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Boston
— 1 night
2
New York City
— 4 nights
3
Allentown
— 3 nights
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
5
Chicago
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, thenget your bearings at Boston Public Library, and then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through North End, get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, thenwalk around Boston Common, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Boston online journey planner.

Los Angeles to Boston is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles to Boston, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in Boston are colder (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
North End ©
North End
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

4
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Patrick's Cathedral and Chrysler Building. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and stroll around The High Line.

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Fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Allentown.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Central Park ©
Central Park
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

3
nights
Allentown

Allentown ©
Allentown is a city located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Longwood Gardens and Dutch Wonderland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Allentown: Knoebels Amusement Resort (in Elysburg), Whistler's Mother Statue (in Ashland) and Kitchen Kettle Village (in Intercourse). The adventure continues: have fun at Coca-Cola Park.

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You can drive from New York City to Allentown in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Allentown to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Allentown

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Knoebels Amusement Resort, Longwood Gardens, Dutch Wonderland, Whistler's Mother Statue, Kitchen Kettle Village
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola Park ©
Coca-Cola Park
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Dutch Wonderland ©
Dutch Wonderland

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Arlington National Cemetery and Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and browse the collection at Library of Congress.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online attractions planner.

Drive from Allentown to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Allentown in December, with highs in Washington DC at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum of Science and Industry and Fox in a Box Chicago. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing, admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and take in the exciting artwork at Chicago Cultural Center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get slightly colder in Chicago: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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