20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  7​h
1
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Richmond
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Quantico
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Richmond
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Detroit
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Boston
— Few hours
Train:  1​h
10
Salem
— 1 night
Train:  1​h
11
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
New York City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  12​h
End: Paris

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Frost Museum of Art and then take in the exciting artwork at Cubaocho Museum and Performing Arts Center. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Margaret Pace Park.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary planning tool .

Mexico City, Mexico to Miami is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in March; daily highs in Miami reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Frost Museum of Art ©
Frost Museum of Art
Margaret Pace Park ©
Margaret Pace Park

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, take in nature's colorful creations at Andrew Low House, then learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Skidaway Island State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Savannah trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Miami to Savannah in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami in March, expect Savannah to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge ©
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Andrew Low House ©
Andrew Low House

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at The Charleston Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Magnolia Cemetery, then contemplate the long history of McLeod Plantation Historic Site, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Pounce Cat Cafe. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Heyward-Washington House.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Charleston trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Savannah to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Charleston sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
McLeod Plantation Historic Site ©
McLeod Plantation Historic Site
Heyward-Washington House ©
Heyward-Washington House

1
night
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Canal Walk and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Virginia Capital Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Richmond trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Charleston to Richmond in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Charleston in April, plan for little chillier nights in Richmond, with lows around 9°C. You will leave for Quantico on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canal Walk ©
Canal Walk

few
hours
Quantico

Quantico ©
Quantico is a town in Prince William County, Virginia, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Purse State Park and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Quantico National Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Quantico road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Richmond to Quantico takes 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Quantico can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Richmond.

Things to do in Quantico

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Purse State Park
Highlights from your plan
Quantico National Cemetery ©
Quantico National Cemetery
Purse State Park ©
Purse State Park

2
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The John Marshall House, take in the exciting artwork at Shockoe Bottom Clay, then make a trip to African Burial Ground, then do a tasting at Blue Bee Cider, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Fan District.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Richmond online attractions planner .

Getting from Quantico to Richmond by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chicago.

Things to do in Richmond

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fan District ©
Fan District
The John Marshall House ©
The John Marshall House
The Valentine First Freedom Center ©

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Let the collections at American Writers Museum and The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Glessner House and Pritzker Military Museum & Library. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank, kick back and relax at North Avenue Beach, take in the pleasant sights at The 606, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Oak Street Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago road trip planning app .

You can fly from Richmond to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Richmond to Chicago. In April, Chicago is slightly colder than Richmond - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum ©
The Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
American Writers Museum ©
American Writers Museum
Glessner House ©
Glessner House

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 9th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Detroit Cultural Center Historic District, then look for gifts at Third Man Records Cass Corridor, then examine the collection at GM Heritage Center, and finally ponder the design of James Scott Memorial Fountain.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Detroit vacation builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Detroit takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Detroit, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Detroit, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

GM Heritage Center
Highlights from your plan
GM Heritage Center ©
GM Heritage Center
James Scott Memorial Fountain ©
James Scott Memorial Fountain
Third Man Records Cass Corridor ©
Third Man Records Cass Corridor

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take a stroll through Newbury Street.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read our Boston journey maker site .

You can fly from Detroit to Boston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Boston are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Salem.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street

1
night
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Wicked Good Books, have some family-friendly fun at Witch Pix, see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, contemplate the long history of Narbonne House, then don't miss a visit to Derby Wharf Light Station, and finally admire the striking features of Gedney House.

Before you visit Salem, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by train from Boston to Salem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Salem sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Wicked Good Books ©
Wicked Good Books
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
Gedney House ©
Gedney House

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
On the 12th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Arlington Street Church, admire the striking features of The Mary Baker Eddy Library, then pause for some serene contemplation at The First Church of Christ, Scientist, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at King's Chapel Burial Ground.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Boston sightseeing planner.

Getting from Salem to Boston by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Arlington Street Church ©
Arlington Street Church
The First Church of Christ, Scientist ©
King's Chapel Burial Ground ©
King's Chapel Burial Ground

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): kick back and relax at Jones Beach State Park and then stroll around Gantry Plaza State Park.

To see more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read New York City tour planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jones Beach State Park, Gantry Plaza State Park
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
The Morgan Library & Museum ©
The Morgan Library & Museum
Jones Beach State Park ©
Jones Beach State Park

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