20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
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New York City
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Milwaukee
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Lizzie Borden House and Museum of Fine Arts. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Strawbery Banke Museum and Marginal Way Walkway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Newport (Cliff Walk & The Breakers), Nubble Lighthouse (in York) and Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area (in Tiverton). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through North End, appreciate the history behind Bunker Hill Monument, explore the galleries of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old North Church & Historic Site.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston trip maker.

Athens, Greece to Boston is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Athens to Boston due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in April: high temperatures in Boston hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Newport, Ogunquit, Nubble Lighthouse, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Emery Farm
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Lizzie Borden House
Lizzie Borden House
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk

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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.
Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Chelsea Market and Fifth Avenue. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Times Square, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City driving holiday site.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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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 inner history buff will appreciate Gettysburg National Military Park and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Escape the urban bustle at Indian Head Rail Trail and Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg Militaria & Antiques, Gettysburg National Cemetery, &more), U.S. Naval Academy (in Annapolis) and Baltimore (Fell's Point, The Walters Art Museum, &more). The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian American Art Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Mall, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Washington DC holiday planning tool.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Baltimore, Indian Head Rail Trail, Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, National Museum of the Marine Corps
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Popular historic sites such as Chicago Riverwalk and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace are in your itinerary. Head to Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and Chicago Cultural Centerfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Swallow Cliff Stairs in Palos Park (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Chicago, and make a trip to The Magnificent Mile.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect Chicago to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Skokie, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, Lake Michigan, Swallow Cliff Stairs
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Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Do your shopping at Historic Third Ward and Widmer's Cheese Cellars. Step off the beaten path and head to Horicon Marsh and Milwaukee Public Museum. Explore Milwaukee's surroundings by going to Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve (in Grafton), Horicon National Wildlife Refuge (in Mayville) and Lapham Peak (in Delafield). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery, get engrossed in the history at Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear, and identify plant and animal life at Wehr Nature Center.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Milwaukee trip planner.

You can drive from Chicago to Milwaukee in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in April, you will find days in Milwaukee are a bit cooler (13°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Mayville, Lion's Den Gorge Nature Preserve, Widmer's Cheese Cellars, Wehr Nature Center, Lapham Peak
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Horicon Marsh ©
Horicon Marsh
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum

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