22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Oslo
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
subway + Fly:  13​h 30​min
Oslo

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art. American Museum of Natural History and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Central Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip itinerary maker

Oslo, Norway to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Oslo in July, expect nights in New York City to be warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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.
Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Gallery of Art and National Archives Museum. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip website

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
days
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 10th (Tue): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago and then admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Field Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago travel itinerary planner

Fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect Chicago to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Field Museum
The Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago ©

4
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.
The Mob Museum and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip website

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In July, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 46°C and lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
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Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

3
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Getty Center The Publications and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Appreciate the collections at Griffith Observatory and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation builder app

Do a combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Beach, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and SoMa. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planner

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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