22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  26​h
1
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Buffalo
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Singapore

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Georgetown and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Art and Capitol Hill. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Smithsonian American Art Museum, and explore the world behind art at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Washington DC is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight, bus, and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 13 hours. While traveling from Singapore, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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Georgetown ©
Georgetown
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Capitol Hill ©
Capitol Hill

7
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 Chelsea Market. Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, explore the galleries of The Met Cloisters, and wander the streets of Washington Square Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City attractions tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Buffalo.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village

3
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex and Elmwood Village. Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park and The Buffalo History Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of North Buffalo, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Tifft Nature Preserve, and admire the striking features of Guaranty Building.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Buffalo road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Buffalo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Buffalo hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

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North Buffalo ©
North Buffalo

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Visiting Lakefront Trail and Chicago River will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as The Magnificent Mile and Chicago Cultural Center. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, wander the streets of The Loop, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Chicago, and explore the world behind art at Richard H. Driehaus Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Buffalo to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

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