22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cali
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Indianapolis
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Cali

5
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, get great views at Top of the Rock, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

Cali, Colombia to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Cali in May, expect New York City to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Longwood Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia road trip tool .

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

4
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online route planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, examine the collection at The Field Museum, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Horseshoe Hammond, Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

4
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Indianapolis is known for fun & games, museums, childrens museums, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Bad Axe Throwing, pause for some photo ops at Monument Circle, and admire all the interesting features of Victory Field.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Indianapolis trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Indianapolis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Indianapolis due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
Room Escape Games
Children's Museum of Indianapolis ©
Children's Museum of Indianapolis

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