22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Boston
— 4 nights
2
New York City
— 4 nights
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
4
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
5
Detroit
— 2 nights
6
Chicago
— 5 nights

4
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.
Head to TD Garden and Faneuil Hall Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Museum of Fine Arts and The Paul Revere House will appeal to museum buffs. When in Boston, make a side trip to see National Shrine of our Lady of La Salette in Attleboro, approximately Attleboro away. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, pause for some serene contemplation at King's Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Otis House, and visit North End.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Boston tour itinerary maker tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Boston is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Boston is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Dubai in December, things will get much colder in Boston: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, National Shrine of our Lady of La Salette
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

4
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and FAO Schwarz. Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Art Museum of The Americas, thensee the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Georgetown University, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

2
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Mount Washington. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bicycle Heaven and Cathedral of Learning. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, stop by Larrimor's, see the interesting displays at The Nationality Rooms, and visit Strip District.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pittsburgh online holiday planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Pittsburgh by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect Pittsburgh to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens ©
Carnegie Museum of Natural History ©
Carnegie Museum of Natural History

2
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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 8th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Greektown, thensee the interesting displays at Motown Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, and finally wander the streets of Campus Martius Park. On the next day, browse the different shops at Somerset Collection, thenbrowse the different shops at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, and then wander the streets of Mexicantown.

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

Getting from Pittsburgh to Detroit by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Detroit are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, Somerset Collection
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Campus Martius Park
Campus Martius Park
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Popular historic sites such as Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Fourth Presbyterian Church are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Cultural Center. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the striking features of Marquette Building, don't miss a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Chicago sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Detroit to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Detroit to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Chicago, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Oak Park, Horseshoe Hammond
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Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio ©
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

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