33 days in East Coast of USA & Chicago Itinerary

33 days in East Coast of USA & Chicago Itinerary

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1
Savannah
— 1 night
2
Jekyll Island
— 1 night
3
Charleston
— 4 nights
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
5
Cape May
— 2 nights
6
New York City
— 9 nights
7
Portland
— 2 nights
8
Boston
— 2 nights
9
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
10
Chicago
— 3 nights

1
night
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 1st (Tue), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Historic River Street, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, thenstroll around Forsyth Park, thenlet your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Savannah Historic District.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Savannah vacation planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Savannah is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Savannah, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Savannah when traveling from Auckland in March, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Jekyll Island.

Things to do in Savannah

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple

1
night
Jekyll Island

A vacation on Jekyll Island allows visitors to discover the lifestyle of American aristocrats from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Driftwood Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Faith Chapel, thensee majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally identify plant and animal life at Georgia Sea Turtle Center.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Jekyll Island trip maker tool.

Getting from Savannah to Jekyll Island by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Jekyll Island can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Jekyll Island

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Driftwood Beach ©
Driftwood Beach
Georgia Sea Turtle Center ©
Georgia Sea Turtle Center

4
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Charleston is known for parks, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, tour the pleasant surroundings at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to Drayton Hall.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Jekyll Island to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House
Pounce Cat Cafe ©
Pounce Cat Cafe

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Charleston to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In March, Washington DC is little chillier than Charleston - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cape May.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May City Beaches, steep yourself in history at Emlen Physick Estate, thenrelax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Bath Time, get great views at World War II Lookout Tower, visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, thenlearn about winemaking at Willow Creek Winery, and finally do a tasting at Cape May Winery & Vineyard.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cape May planning app.

You can drive from Washington DC to Cape May in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in March, expect nights in Cape May to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas
Boat Tours & Water Sports
World War II Lookout Tower ©
World War II Lookout Tower

9
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, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and make a trip to Grand Central Terminal.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City tour planning app.

You can drive from Cape May to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. In March, daily temperatures in New York City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

2
nights
Portland

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Portland Head Light, thensample the fine beverages at Sweetgrass Winery & Distillery Old Port Tasting Room and Shop, thencast your line with a fishing tour, and finally explore the world behind art at Portland Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewing Company, and then wander the streets of Old Port.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Portland online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Portland takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, Portland is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company
Old Port ©
Old Port

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): take a stroll through North End, stroll around Boston Common, thenget engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and finally shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Boston tour itinerary tool.

Drive from Portland to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Boston, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Common ©
Boston Common

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 27th (Sun), get interesting insight from Maid of the Mist, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Niagara, and then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, thentrek along Niagara Gorge Trail, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls travel route site.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Boston in March since evenings lows in Niagara Falls dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Whirlpool State Park ©
Whirlpool State Park
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, stroll around Millennium Park, thenexplore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and then admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip maker.

Fly from Niagara Falls to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Niagara Falls in March, expect Chicago to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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