17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Buffalo
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Cleveland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Miami
— 3 nights
End: Miami

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 (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Orchard House, explore the galleries of The House of the Seven Gables, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary planning app .

If you are flying in from Hungary, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Portsmouth International at Pease Airport and Bradley International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, The House of the Seven Gables, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
On the 18th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Buffalo day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Boston to Buffalo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cleveland.

Things to do in Buffalo

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cave of the Winds
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

1
night
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, get a taste of the local shopping with West Side Market, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Heinen's Downtown.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Cleveland tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Buffalo to Cleveland by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Cleveland

Zoos & Aquariums Museums Outdoors
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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo ©
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
West Side Market ©
West Side Market

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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 20th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In August in Chicago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

3
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Christ Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Independence National Historical Park, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then appreciate the history behind Rocky Statue, and finally take in the history at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

Make your Philadelphia itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online holiday planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Valley and Jungle Island. Get a sense of the local culture at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Lincoln Road. Take a break from Miami with a short trip to Fort Lauderdale Beach in Fort Lauderdale, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, wander the streets of Ocean Drive, and see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami day trip app .

Getting from Washington DC to Miami by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Miami. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley, Fort Lauderdale Beach
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Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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