14 days in United States & Ottawa Itinerary

14 days in United States & Ottawa Itinerary

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Ottawa, Canada
— 2 nights
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Harrisburg, United States
— 2 nights
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Washington DC, United States
— 2 nights
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Philadelphia, United States
— 2 nights
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New York City, United States
— 3 nights
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Boston, United States
— 2 nights

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Ottawa, Canada

Ottawa ©

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
On the 23rd (Mon), learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, then get curious at Canadian Museum of Nature, and then appreciate the history behind Oscar Peterson Statue.

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Montreal to Ottawa is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
Rideau Canal National Historic Site

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Harrisburg, United States

Harrisburg ©
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. On the 25th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Hersheypark. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Hershey Story, take an in-depth tour of National Civil War Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Capitol Complex.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Harrisburg trip planner.

You can drive from Ottawa to Harrisburg in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in December; daily highs in Harrisburg reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark
The Hershey Story ©
The Hershey Story
National Civil War Museum ©
National Civil War Museum

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Washington DC, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum and then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Washington DC day trip site.

Traveling by car from Harrisburg to Washington DC takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Harrisburg in December; daily highs in Washington DC reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Philadelphia, United States

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 29th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art and then wander the streets of Society Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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New York City, United States

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. December in New York City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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Boston, United States

Boston ©

Beantown

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip maker app.

Drive from New York City to Boston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Science ©
Museum of Science
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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