13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Chicago
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

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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 the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, make a trip to Times Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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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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 13th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Washington DC travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Washington DC hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planning app .

Getting from Washington DC to Las Vegas by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 103°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Sun), explore and take pictures at Oracle Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in San Francisco at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 18th (Tue), observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Seattle itinerary planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip builder app .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
day
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 22nd (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect nights in Chicago to be much hotter, around 63°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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