15 days in Midwest & Western US Itinerary

15 days in Midwest & Western US Itinerary

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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yuma
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

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, admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and stroll around Millennium Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary planner.

Norfolk to Chicago is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Norfolk to Chicago. Traveling from Norfolk in October, expect Chicago to be a bit cooler, temps between 65°F and 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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 20th (Sun), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then look for gifts at Glasshouse Studio, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Seattle vacation planner.

Fly from Chicago to Seattle in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Seattle is minus 2 hours. In October in Seattle, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning website.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Seattle - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Yuma.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Yuma

Yuma ©
On the 26th (Sat), examine the collection at Casa De Coronado Museum, then steep yourself in history at Robert G. Fowler Statue, then steep yourself in history at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Yuma East Wetlands.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yuma online vacation builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yuma in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yuma is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Yuma at 93°F and lows at 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yuma

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Yuma East Wetlands ©
Yuma East Wetlands
Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park ©
Casa De Coronado Museum ©
Casa De Coronado Museum

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Yuma to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yuma to Las Vegas. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Yuma in October; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 82°F and lows reach 60°F. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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