10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
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Chicago
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Chicago

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Chicago vacation maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Chicago. May in Chicago sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Wed), stroll through Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to San Francisco. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally shop like a local with The Strip.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 87°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then stop by Lansky, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then don't miss a visit to Graceland, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Memphis online travel route planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Memphis in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Memphis, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Room Escape Games

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nights
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: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Memphis in May, with highs in New York City at 69°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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