14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Wichita
— 1 night
Fly + tram:  3​h 15​min
3
Dallas
— 4 nights
4
Houston
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park. Get some historical perspective at Pleasant Home and Robie House. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, examine the collection at The Field Museum, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and take in panoramic vistas at 360 CHICAGO.

Discover how to plan a Chicago trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Chicago is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in December, things will get little chillier in Chicago: highs are around 4°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Oak Park, Horseshoe Hammond
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum

1
night
Wichita

Wichita ©
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to The Keeper of the Plains and then stroll through Sedgwick County Zoo.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Wichita attractions planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Wichita in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Chicago, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Wichita, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Wichita

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors
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Sedgwick County Zoo ©
Sedgwick County Zoo
The Keeper of the Plains ©
The Keeper of the Plains

4
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Thistle Hill will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: Watters Creek (in Allen) and Fort Worth (Fort Worth Botanic Garden & Kimbell Art Museum). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Top O' Hill Terrace, admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Garden, get a sense of history and politics at Dallas City Hall, and pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas online route builder .

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Wichita to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Wichita in December: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Watters Creek, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 27th (Thu), examine the collection at Space Center Houston and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sam Houston Park. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermann Park and then get curious at Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Houston trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by bus from Dallas to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, Houston is somewhat warmer than Dallas - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Sam Houston Park ©
Sam Houston Park

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