17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 4 nights
plane:  3​h
End: 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 24th (Tue): wander the streets of North End. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Boston road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Portsmouth International at Pease Airport and Bradley International Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Walden Pond State Reservation, Nantasket Beach
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation


Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will enjoy Discovery Cove and Universal Orlando Resort. Do some cultural sightseeing at Stetson Mansion and Timothy's Gallery. Have a day of magic on the 28th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 31st (Tue) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando, browse the different shops at Disney Springs, and look for gifts at The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando planner .

Drive from Boston to Orlando in 22 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Boston in December: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Timothy's Gallery
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and Tomb of the Unknowns. Get outdoors at National Zoological Park and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Baltimore (Sagamore Spirit Distillery & Horseshoe Casino). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, and deepen your understanding at Georgetown University.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC driving holiday planner .

Drive from Orlando to Washington DC in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in January: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Arlington, Baltimore, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary
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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
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Step out of the city life by going to Bronx Zoo and Central Park Zoo. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Times Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New York City route maker site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in New York City, with lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

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 ©