9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  10​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Buffalo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Detroit
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Madrid

2
nights
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.
Let the collections at Museum of Fine Arts and The Paul Revere House capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Brookline Booksmith. Go for a jaunt from Boston to Gloucester to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary builder app .

Madrid, Spain to Boston is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Madrid to Boston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in August, you will find days in Boston are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Boston

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

2
nights
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica, get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, and then immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Buffalo travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Boston to Buffalo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Buffalo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Buffalo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Niagara Jet Adventures
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
night
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 7th (Wed), examine the collection at Greenfield Village, then see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Eastern Market.

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Fly from Buffalo to Detroit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dearborn
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The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then make a trip to Cloud Gate, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Magnificent Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then examine the collection at The Field Museum, and then admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Detroit to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Detroit to Chicago. In August in Chicago, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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