14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  9 h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Custer
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: New York City

2
nights
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 next day, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, thenexplore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 61°F in Seattle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, Head underground at Bronson Caves, take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 85°F and lows reach 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 9th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip builder site.

Getting from Los Angeles to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Colorado Springs is 1 hour. In September, Colorado Springs is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 79°F and lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

1
night
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take in the awesome beauty at Black Elk Peak, and then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Custer travel route planning tool.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Custer in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in September: high temperatures in Custer hover around 71°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Custer

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Black Elk Peak
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Elk Peak ©
Black Elk Peak
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chicago online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Custer to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Custer in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Chicago: highs are around 78°F and lows about 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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