10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Ontario
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Kansas City
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallett Peak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): hike along Emerald Lake Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Sheep Lakes, and then get to know the fascinating history of Wild Basin Area.

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New York City to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Rocky Mountain National Park. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rocky Mountain National Park when traveling from New York City in September, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ontario.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak

2
nights
Ontario

Ontario ©
Ontario is a city located in southwestern San Bernardino County, California, United States, east of downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Ice House Canyon Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Heaps Peak Arboretum. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at North Etiwanda Preserve, and then ride a horse along River Walk Park.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rocky Mountain National Park to Ontario. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park to Ontario. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in September; daily highs in Ontario reach 91°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Ontario

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

North Etiwanda Preserve, Ice House Canyon Trail, Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center, River Walk Park, Heaps Peak Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
River Walk Park ©
River Walk Park
North Etiwanda Preserve ©
North Etiwanda Preserve

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. On your second day here, shop like a local with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas tour itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Ontario to Las Vegas with the Route module. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

1
day
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
On the 5th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, then identify plant and animal life at Parkville Nature Sanctuary, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Peter.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Kansas City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in October; daily highs in Kansas City reach 71°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Kansas City

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Parkville Nature Sanctuary, Cathedral of Saint Peter
Highlights from your plan
Parkville Nature Sanctuary ©
Parkville Nature Sanctuary
Cathedral of Saint Peter ©
Cathedral of Saint Peter
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

2
nights
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 6th (Sun): hike along Little Red Schoolhouse and then identify plant and animal life at Swallow Cliff Stairs. On your second day here, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago holiday planner.

Fly from Kansas City to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. While traveling from Kansas City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Little Red Schoolhouse, Swallow Cliff Stairs
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Fourth Presbyterian Church ©
Fourth Presbyterian Church
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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