22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Paris

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, stroll around Millennium Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Chicago day trip tool .

Paris, France to Chicago is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Paris to Chicago, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Chicago is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

4
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens, and make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Orlando takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in August; daily highs in Orlando reach 39°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

4
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
When in Key West, make a side trip to see Bahia Honda State Park in Big Pine Key, approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Key West trip planning app .

Fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Key West are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Black Pearl Pirate Excursion (in Beach Haven). There's much more to do: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Washington Square Park, admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip planner.

You can fly from Key West to Philadelphia in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in August, expect Philadelphia to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, Black Pearl Pirate Excursion
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Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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