47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Boston
— 6 nights
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Cambridge
— 2 nights
Train to New London Union Station, Ferry to Montauk
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Montauk
— 4 nights
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New Haven
— 5 nights
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Philadelphia
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 10 nights
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New York City
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Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Explore hidden gems such as Chicago River and Lakefront Trail. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Baha'i House of Worship (in Wilmette) and Chicago Botanic Garden (in Glencoe). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, walk around Millennium Park, and examine the collection at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago tour itinerary planning tool.

Brisbane, Australia to Chicago is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Brisbane to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in November; daily highs in Chicago reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Boston

— 6 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like North End and Museum of Fine Arts. Venture out of the city with trips to Bellevue Avenue Historic District (in Newport), Lizzie Borden House (in Fall River) and Milk and Honey Bazaar (in Tiverton). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, walk around Boston Common, explore the world behind art at Currier Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind Fishermen's Memorial Monument.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Boston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Boston is 1 hour. November in Boston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Cambridge.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cambridge

— 2 nights

Distinguished for Classical Learning and New Institutions

Best known as the location of two internationally renowned universities, Cambridge sits just across the Charles River from Boston.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): deepen your understanding at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), examine the collection at Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, then get to know the fascinating history of Minuteman Trail Bikeway, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Lord Hobo Brewing Company. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, then look for gifts at World's Only Curious George Store, then get a new perspective on nature at The Harvard Museum of Natural History, and finally steep yourself in history at Harvard University.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cambridge trip itinerary planning tool.

Cambridge is just a stone's throw from Boston. In November, daytime highs in Cambridge are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Montauk.

Things to do in Cambridge

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Montauk

— 4 nights
Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Montauk Point Lighthouse and South Fork Natural History Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Shelter Island Historical Society (in Shelter Island), Sag Harbor (First Presbyterian/Old Whaler's Church & Custom House Museum) and East Hampton (Guild Hall & Home Sweet Home Museum). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, get engrossed in the history at Second House Museum, admire the majestic nature at Camp Hero State Park, and examine the collection at The Leiber Collection.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Montauk trip builder.

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Cambridge to Montauk takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of subway, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Cambridge in December, Montauk is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Montauk

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

New Haven

— 5 nights
New Haven, in the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to East Rock Park and Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center. Explore New Haven's surroundings by going to Jones Family Farm (in Shelton), Kidcity Children's Museum (in Middletown) and Springfield (Forest Park & Springfield Museums). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, walk around Hubbard Park, snap pictures at Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Grove Street Cemetery.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New Haven trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Montauk to New Haven takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Montauk in December, New Haven is a bit cooler at night with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Philadelphia

— 3 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Step off the beaten path and head to Longwood Gardens and Dilworth Park. When in Philadelphia, make a side trip to see Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library in Winterthur, approximately Winterthur away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Mint, take a stroll around Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and sample some tasty brews at Philly Brew Tours.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Philadelphia driving holiday planner.

You can drive from New Haven to Philadelphia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In December in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 4 nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Walters Art Museum and National Museum of African American History and Culture. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Sagamore Spirit Distillery (in Baltimore) and Maryland State House (in Annapolis). There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Smithsonian Institution Building, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

Orlando

— 10 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Stetson Mansion and Tree of Life. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Blue Spring State Park (in Orange City), St. Augustine (Mission of Nombre de Dios, Flagler College, &more) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Kissimmee). Have a day of magic on the 18th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 25th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. And it doesn't end there: walk around Lake Eola Park, make an unforgettable trip to Pandora – The World of Avatar, revel in the low prices at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Orlando.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando day trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in December, with highs in Orlando at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

New York City

— 6 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Venture out of the city with trips to Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt & Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, get interesting insight from Tours, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City route planning website.

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in December, with highs in New York City at 10°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Hamptons travel guide

4.1
Lighthouses · Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching
A historical summer retreat, the Hamptons is one of the United States' most expensive residential areas. The series of hamlets and villages in Southampton is known for its isolated charm and luxury. The small villages swell in population during the summer, as New York City's most recognizable residents escape here to frequent restaurants, retail outlets, and the colorful art community. Secluded mansions are interspersed with golf courses and tennis clubs, where socialites gather during daylight hours.