21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Halifax
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Orlando, Florida
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Halifax

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Halifax, Canada to New York City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Halifax to New York City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Halifax in March: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Bell Center, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally wander the streets of Boathouse Row. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then try to win big at Harrah's Philadelphia.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. March in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Harrah's Philadelphia
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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.
On the 8th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC route app.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

1
night
Orlando, Florida

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, then try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and then make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Orlando holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in March; daily highs in Orlando reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): visit Garden District, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then make a trip to Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New Orleans trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in March, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): look and learn at Griffith Observatory and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning site.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: highs in San Francisco hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 19th (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, walk around Millennium Park, then make a trip to Cloud Gate, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and finally admire the striking features of Reliance Building.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Chicago trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Chicago takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Chicago is 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in March, things will get colder in Chicago: highs are around 8°C and lows about -1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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