8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
3
New York City
— 2 nights
4
New Haven
— 1 night
5
Boston
— 1 night

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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.
On the 20th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Carnegie Museum of Art and then get engrossed in the history at Rivers of Steel. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Randyland, then get engrossed in the history at Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History, then see the interesting displays at The Nationality Rooms, and finally contemplate the long history of Heinz Memorial Chapel.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh road trip website.

Chicago to Pittsburgh is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. March in Pittsburgh sees daily highs of 47°F and lows of 30°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rivers of Steel
Highlights from your plan
Carnegie Museum of Art ©
Carnegie Museum of Art
The Nationality Rooms ©
The Nationality Rooms
Randyland ©
Randyland

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Penn Museum, then see the interesting displays at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of American Jewish History, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at City Hall Visitor Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence Mall, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, and finally explore the world behind art at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Philadelphia day trip planning app.

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum ©
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Independence Mall ©
Independence Mall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): wander the streets of Greenwich Village, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then wander the streets of Times Square, and finally see the interesting displays at New York Public Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Dumbo, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City journey planner.

Getting from Philadelphia to New York City by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to New Haven.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. On the 26th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Church on the Green, explore the world behind art at Yale University Art Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Knights of Columbus Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of New Haven Railroad Station.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a New Haven trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from New York City to New Haven takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in New Haven hover around 44°F and lows are around 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Knights of Columbus Museum ©
Knights of Columbus Museum
Trinity Episcopal Church on the Green ©
Trinity Episcopal Church on the Green

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Old State House, take a stroll through Back Bay, take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, then examine the collection at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, and finally wander the streets of North End.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Boston route builder site.

You can drive from New Haven to Boston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 43°F, while at night they dip to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Back Bay ©
Back Bay
North End ©
North End
Old State House ©
Old State House

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