14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Memphis
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Dublin

1
night
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 3rd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planning app .

Dublin, Ireland to Chicago is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in September, with highs in Chicago at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Panorama Trail, and get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in September, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online route builder .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from San Francisco to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

1
day
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then make a trip to Graceland.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Memphis road trip planning website .

Drive from New Orleans to Memphis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in September since evenings lows in Memphis dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland

2
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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New York City holiday planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Memphis in September, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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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