14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Istanbul

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 10th (Thu): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago holiday builder app .

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major airports are Chicago Midway International Airport, Chicago O'Hare International Airport and South Bend Regional Airport. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

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

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, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route planning website .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to San Francisco takes 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 Chicago to San Francisco. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then get your game on at Wreck Room.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For reviews and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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 17th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center and then wander the streets of Society Hill.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Philadelphia takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Philadelphia. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Philadelphia when traveling from San Diego in September, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at White House, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

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Getting from Philadelphia to Washington DC by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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