22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive
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Baltimore
— 1 night
Train
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Train
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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Drive
7
Cleveland
— 1 night
Drive
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Cincinnati
— 1 night
Fly
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive
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Milwaukee
— 1 night
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Washington DC

— 4 nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg (Eisenhower National Historic Site, Little Round Top, &more). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC journey planner.

Honolulu to Washington DC is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Honolulu to Washington DC, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in May, expect Washington DC to be little chillier, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Baltimore.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Baltimore

— 1 night

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Mary Our Queen, appreciate the extensive heritage of Federal Hill Park, sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Baltimore National Cemetery, and finally mingle with the ghosts of the past at Daniels Ghost Town.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Baltimore tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Baltimore can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Popular historic sites such as Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence Hall are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Washington Crossing Historic Park (in Washington Crossing) and Pennsbury Manor (in Morrisville). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church, stroll around Washington Square Park, and appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Philadelphia travel planner.

Take a train from Baltimore to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: stroll through Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and stroll around The High Line.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder.

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Philadelphia, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Boston

— 3 nights

Beantown

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.
Popular historic sites such as Mount Auburn Cemetery and Nubble Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse (in New Castle), Rundlet-May House (in Portsmouth) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Church, stroll through Walden Pond State Reservation, get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square, and steep yourself in history at Granary Burying Ground.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Boston travel itinerary planner.

Fly from New York City to Boston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Boston, with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can fly to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Pittsburgh

— 1 night

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): indulge your taste buds at Burgh Bits and Bites Food Tours, examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven, take in the spiritual surroundings of Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Stanislaus Church, and finally admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh trip builder site.

You can fly from Boston to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Cleveland

— 1 night

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 5th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St Dominic Catholic Church, explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then steep yourself in history at Wade Memorial Chapel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cleveland trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pittsburgh to Cleveland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Cincinnati

— 1 night

The Queen of the West

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S. city that left a favorable impression on one of its most famous 19th-century visitors, English author Charles Dickens.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, stop by Rookwood, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cleveland to Cincinnati in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Cleveland in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cincinnati, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can fly to Chicago.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Parks

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple and Pleasant Home will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

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Traveling by flight from Cincinnati to Chicago takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cincinnati to Chicago. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Milwaukee

— 1 night

Brew City

Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Josaphat, stop by Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Joan of Arc Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Gesu.

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Drive from Chicago to Milwaukee in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, Milwaukee is slightly colder than Chicago - with highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.