8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Hershey
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 30​min
End: Chicago


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Hershey

Hershey ©
Home of the Hershey Chocolate Company, the town of Hershey is regularly referred to as the sweetest place on earth.
To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Hershey holiday maker tool .

Chicago to Hershey is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Hershey

Museums
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Hershey's Chocolate World ©
Hershey's Chocolate World

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Central Park, Brooklyn Bridge, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Times Square and walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City vacation maker .

You can drive from Hershey to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
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Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jefferson Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Capitol Hill, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial and then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then ponder the world of politics at White House, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Wilmington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Wilmington is the largest city in the state of Delaware, United States, built on the site of Fort Christina, the first Swedish settlement in North America. Concord Mall has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Concord Mall.

Plan my day in Wilmington using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Wilmington takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Wilmington, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Shopping
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Concord Mall ©
Concord Mall

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