13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Burlington
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Derry
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Houston
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Chicago

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 16th (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, then don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On the next day, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chicago online travel route builder .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Chicago. In July in Chicago, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
day
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Perkins Pier, relax in the rural setting at Mace Chasm Farm, then stroll around Waterfront Park, and finally hike along Burlington Bike Path.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Burlington trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Burlington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Burlington due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, Burlington is slightly colder at night with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Derry.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Mace Chasm Farm
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Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Mace Chasm Farm ©
Mace Chasm Farm
Waterfront Park ©
Waterfront Park

1
night
Derry

Derry ©
Derry is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. On the 19th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Robert Frost Farm State Historic Site.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Derry day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Burlington to Derry takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Derry

Historic Sites
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Robert Frost Farm State Historic Site ©

4
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, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, walk around The High Line, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Derry to New York City. Traveling from Derry in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
day
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 24th (Wed), get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, then stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary maker .

Getting from New York City to Houston by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Houston. Traveling from New York City in July, you will find days in Houston are somewhat warmer (95°F), and nights are about the same (77°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip website .

You can fly from Houston to San Francisco in 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 Houston to San Francisco. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Houston in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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