10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
2
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Minneapolis
— 1 night
End: Minneapolis

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles journey app .

Minneapolis to Los Angeles is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 85°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
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 29th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then see where the action happens at Wrigley Field, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then make a trip to Millennium Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Chicago route planning app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 78°F and lows are around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC visit planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Washington DC is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
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: make a trip to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read New York City online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Minneapolis.

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

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Chain of Lakes, then explore the activities along Lake of the Isles, and then get your game on at The Escape Game.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Minneapolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get slightly colder in Minneapolis: highs are around 60°F and lows about 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chain of Lakes ©
Chain of Lakes
Lake of the Isles ©
Lake of the Isles

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