16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at Fifth Avenue and Statue of Liberty National Monument. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Times Square, don't miss a visit to Wall Street, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and look for gifts at Tiffany & Co..

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sao Paulo to New York City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Take a break from the city and head to Longwood Gardens and Schuylkill River Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence Hall. There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, contemplate the long history of Powel House, take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square, and get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Longwood Gardens
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Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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.
Get some historical perspective at Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University. National Air and Space Museum and Tomb of the Unknowns are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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 28th (Thu), wander the streets of Newbury Street, look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith, and then admire the majestic nature at Walden Pond State Reservation. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Boston itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in Boston hover around 8°C and lows are around 0°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Walden Pond State Reservation
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Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Reynolds Nature Preserve, steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and then steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta online itinerary creator.

Getting from Boston to Atlanta by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in December; daily highs in Atlanta reach 18°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Reynolds Nature Preserve
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Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
Reynolds Nature Preserve ©
Reynolds Nature Preserve

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