21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Saint Louis
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 8 nights
Bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Krakow

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Magnificent Mile and Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Chicago trip planner .

Krakow, Poland to Chicago is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Krakow to Chicago. In August, Chicago is a bit warmer than Krakow - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Skokie
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

6
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Head to Old Village Mercantile and Cedarhurst Center for the Artsfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint Louis: Thierbach Orchards & Berry Farm (in Marthasville), Springfield (Lincoln Home National Historic Site & Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum) and New Haven (Astral Glass Studio and Gallery & Pinckney Bend Distillery). There's much more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, get to know the resident critters at Saint Louis Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from The Gateway Arch, and relax in the rural setting at Grant's Farm.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Saint Louis driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Saint Louis can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

New Haven, Springfield, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Thierbach Orchards & Berry Farm, Old Village Mercantile
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Old Village Mercantile ©
Old Village Mercantile
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts ©
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts

1
night
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 14th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market.

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

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Saint Louis to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Eastern Market ©
Eastern Market
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

8
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and West Village. When in New York City, make a side trip to see DM Weil Gallery in New Paltz, approximately 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

DM Weil Gallery
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
FAO Schwarz ©
FAO Schwarz

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