15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Chicago
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Chicago

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): stroll through Millennium Park, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Chicago. August in Chicago sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

3
days
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 sightseeing, museums, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder.

Getting from Chicago to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
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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.
On the 5th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and then ponder the world of politics at The White House. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The White House ©
The White House

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In September, San Francisco is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

3
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, and try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 94°F and lows at 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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