14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Chicago

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planner .

Chicago to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, get curious at Exploratorium, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then stroll through San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and then examine the collection at Mingei International Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Diego online journey planner .

Fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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.
On the 25th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 28th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and get great views at Hopi Point.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 31°F. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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