12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Step out of the city life by going to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Lake End Park. Do your shopping at Royal Street and Frenchmen Street. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, Gulfport Biloxi International Airport and Baton Rouge Metropolitan, Ryan Field. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Lake End Park
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, then examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and then take a stroll through The Strip. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip maker .

Getting from New Orleans to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Marshall’s Beach and Fort Funston National Park. Visit Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and China Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay Wildlife Refuge, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Relax by the water at Oak Street Beach and North Avenue Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Little Red Schoolhouse and Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, and pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary app .

Getting from San Francisco to Chicago by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Chicago at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest, Little Red Schoolhouse
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Oak Street Beach ©
Oak Street Beach

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