32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
2
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Provincetown
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Hyannis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Edgartown
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Orlando

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shedd Aquarium as well as 360 Chicago Observation Deck. Appreciate the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Magnificent Mile and Albanese Candy Factory. Step out of Chicago with an excursion to Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago itinerary planning site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Indiana Dunes State Park, Albanese Candy Factory
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Popular historic sites such as Our Lady of Victory Basilica and Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff are in your itinerary. Get outdoors at Cave of the Winds and Genesee Country Village & Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Niagara Falls: Vidler's 5 & 10 (in East Aurora), Times Beach Preserve (in Buffalo) and Allegany State Park (in Salamanca). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, take an in-depth tour of Pierce-Arrow Museum, and hike along Niagara Gorge Trail.

Plan trip to Niagara Falls with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Buffalo, Vidler's 5 & 10, Allegany State Park, The Falls of Carillon, Genesee Country Village & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Genesee Country Village & Museum ©
Genesee Country Village & Museum

3
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Quincy Market and Worcester Center for Crafts. Museum of Fine Arts and The House of the Seven Gables will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Sturbridge Village (in Sturbridge), Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton) and Strawbery Banke Museum (in Portsmouth). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old North Church & Historic Site, take a stroll through Newbury Street, and admire the striking features of Massachusetts State House.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Boston road trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Boston takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the ferry ride to Provincetown.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Strawbery Banke Museum, Old Sturbridge Village, Worcester Center for Crafts, The House of the Seven Gables, Hampton Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Old Sturbridge Village ©
Old Sturbridge Village
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park

4
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and Highland Light are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Charles-Baltivik Gallery and Sculpture Garden and Atlantic Spice Company. Explore Provincetown's surroundings by going to Uncle Tim's Bridge (in Wellfleet) and Eastham (Salt Pond Visitor Center, Nauset Lighthouse, & more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Race Point Beach, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Head of the Meadow Beach, and hike along Cape Cod Provincelands Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Provincetown trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Boston to Provincetown takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Provincetown can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hyannis.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wellfleet, Eastham, Truro, Atlantic Spice Company
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Head of the Meadow Beach ©
Head of the Meadow Beach

2
nights
Hyannis

Hyannis ©
"The Capital of the Cape," Hyannis serves as Cape Cod's main transportation and commercial hub.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Kalmus Beach, see the interesting displays at Whydah Pirate Museum, and then kick back and relax at Bass River Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Craigville Beach, contemplate the long history of Edward Gorey House, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mayflower Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hyannis trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Provincetown to Hyannis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. August in Hyannis sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Edgartown.

Things to do in Hyannis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mayflower Beach, Bass River Beach, Whydah Pirate Museum, Edward Gorey House, Craigville Beach
Highlights from your plan
Craigville Beach ©
Craigville Beach
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Mayflower Beach ©
Mayflower Beach

3
nights
Edgartown

Edgartown ©
Edgartown is a town located on Martha's Vineyard in Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Norton Point Beach and Bend in the Road Beach. Relax by the water at Menemsha Hills and Joseph Sylvia State Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Aquinnah Cliffs, take a stroll through Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA), enjoy the sand and surf at Katama Beach/ South Beach, and examine the collection at Cottage Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Edgartown trip app .

You can ride a ferry from Hyannis to Edgartown in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Edgartown are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Edgartown

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oak Bluffs, Aquinnah Cliffs, Menemsha Hills
Highlights from your plan
Bend in the Road Beach ©
Bend in the Road Beach
Menemsha Hills ©
Menemsha Hills
Katama Beach/ South Beach ©
Katama Beach/ South Beach

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Goldsmith's Inlet and DM Weil Gallery. For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Chelsea Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Golden Fish Gallery (in Milford), Minnewaska State Park Preserve (in Kerhonkson) and Hawk's Nest Highway (in Port Jervis). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, learn about winemaking at Sparkling Pointe, admire the sheer force of Bushkill Falls, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip builder .

You can fly from Edgartown to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Edgartown in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Southold, Bushkill Falls, Hawk's Nest Highway, DM Weil Gallery, Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vietnam Veterans Memorial and U.S. Naval Academy. Popular historic sites such as Fort McHenry National Monument and Old Town are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Fell's Point (in Baltimore), St. Michaels (Ouvert Gallery & Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum) and Annapolis (Annapolis Historic District & St. Mary's Church). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and take a stroll through Capitol Hill.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Annapolis, Baltimore, St. Michaels, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Street and St. Louis Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as Garden District and Destrehan Plantation. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Whitney Plantation in Wallace--about 54 minutes away. Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get outside with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, and look for gifts at Faulkner House Books.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New Orleans takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Destrehan Plantation, Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District

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