29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Perth
Fly:  30 h
1
Boston
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  3 h
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Perth

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, and then stroll around Rose Kennedy Greenway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Brookline Booksmith, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally browse the collection at Boston Public Library.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston trip itinerary website.

Perth, Australia to Boston is an approximately 31- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Boston is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Perth in December, expect Boston to be much colder, temps between 7°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Public Library ©
Boston Public Library

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, stroll through The High Line, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City visit planning site.

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

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
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur), Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Philadelphia, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Brandywine River Museum of Art, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Urban Axes Philadelphia ©
Urban Axes Philadelphia
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

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.
Step out of Washington DC to go to Arlington and see Mount Vernon Trail, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mount Vernon Trail
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Venture out of the city with trips to Everglades National Park (Slough Slog, Gumbo Limbo Trail, &more), Loggerhead Marinelife Center (in Juno Beach) and Manatee Lagoon (in West Palm Beach). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, have fun at Lock & Load Miami, see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and stop by Guayaba y Chocolate.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami journey app.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In January, Miami is much hotter than Washington DC - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Panther Ridge Conservation Center, Manatee Lagoon
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, and wander the streets of Garden District.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read New Orleans route planning site.

You can fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, New Orleans is slightly colder than Miami - with highs of 17°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

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, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll around Millennium Park, have some family-friendly fun at Team vs Time, and admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in January, expect Chicago to be cooler, temps between 0°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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