41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 5 nights
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Boston
— 6 nights
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New York City
— 9 nights
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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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Orlando
— 8 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cantigny Park and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Art Institute of Chicago and Field Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Basilica of St. Josaphat (in Milwaukee) and South Bend (Basilica of the Sacred Heart & Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes). There's much more to do: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Chicago trip site.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Chicago is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Christchurch to Chicago. Traveling from Christchurch in August, expect Chicago to be much warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

6
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Boston

Boston ©

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.
Heritage Museums & Gardens and Museum of Fine Arts will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Marginal Way Walkway and Freedom Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth), Newport (Cliff Walk & The Breakers) and The House of the Seven Gables (in Salem). There's lots more to do: browse the collection at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, don't miss a visit to Louisburg Square, and explore the world behind art at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Boston vacation maker website.

You can fly from Chicago to Boston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

9
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New York City

New York City ©

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planner.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Boston in September since evenings lows in New York City dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

7
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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.
Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Popular historic sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are in your itinerary. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Dragon Distillery, LLC (in Frederick), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Gettysburg (Little Round Top & Gettysburg National Cemetery). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online attractions planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Wycliffe Discovery Center. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and try out the rides at Discovery Cove.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip maker app.

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in September: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 37°C and lows are around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Greenwood Cemetery ©
Greenwood Cemetery

5
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Let the collections at The National WWII Museum and Escape My Room New Orleans capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace), Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to French Quarter, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans. Traveling from Orlando in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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