17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amritsar
Fly + Bus:  5 h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h
3
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h
4
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Amritsar

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Orchard House and Museum of Fine Arts. Head to Newbury Street and Brookline Booksmithfor plenty of shopping. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Concord (North Bridge & The Old Manse). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Copley Square, steep yourself in history at The Paul Revere House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Boston road trip planner.

Amritsar, India to Boston is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Amritsar to Boston due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Amritsar in December, plan for cooler days in Boston, with highs around 7°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Concord, Cambridge, Brookline Booksmith
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Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago and then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago visit app .

Getting from Boston to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boston in December; daily highs in Chicago reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. Traveling from Chicago in December, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Attractions like Disney's Animal Kingdom and Discovery Cove make great kid-friendly stops. Have a day of magic on the 5th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks and stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

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You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Orlando to be warmer, temps between 25°C and 13°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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