23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  27​h
1
Houston
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 4 nights
+2
subway + bus + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Chennai

4
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah) and Battleship Texas State Historic Site (in La Porte). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Houston Museum District, and meet the residents at Houston Zoo.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Houston trip maker .

Chennai, India to Houston is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Chennai to Houston. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kemah Boardwalk, Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston

2
nights
Orlando

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Orlando route maker .

Traveling by flight from Houston to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Orlando due to the time zone difference. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

3
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: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and take in the waterfront at Navy Pier.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chicago tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Orlando to Chicago by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Chicago. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in July; daily highs in Chicago reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, explore and take pictures at Mount Washington, then don't miss a visit to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, and finally wander the streets of The Strip District.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh road trip site .

Getting from Chicago to Pittsburgh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
The Strip District ©
The Strip District

3
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: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, walk around The High Line, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Pittsburgh in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

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: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip site .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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