15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Milan
Fly:  12​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Milan

4
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 museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll through The High Line, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Milan, Italy to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to New York City is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Milan in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in New York City. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
days
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The White House, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip tool .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The White House ©
The White House

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): try to win big at The Venetian, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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 nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip maker .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, San Francisco is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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