15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  25​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Colombo

3
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Times Square, get great views at Top of the Rock, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read New York City online attractions planner .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Colombo to New York City is minus 10 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Colombo in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Washington DC trip simple and quick.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Houston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Houston is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get a bit warmer in Houston: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games

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 (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online attractions planner .

Getting from Houston to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in December, things will get a bit cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Las Vegas in December, with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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