15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
6
Boca Raton
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg

4
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: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary builder website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Johannesburg to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in July, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Chicago.

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
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 6th (Mon), get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally make a trip to Buckingham Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chicago holiday planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Chicago. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 8th (Wed), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Exploratorium and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip builder .

Fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try your luck at Paris Las Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip app .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

1
night
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 12th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum and then take a stroll through Garden District. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Boca Raton.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Boca Raton

A paradise of palm trees and resorts, Boca Raton was once a hub of technological advancement.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll around Sugar Sand Park and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boca Raton trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Boca Raton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Boca Raton due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Boca Raton are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boca Raton

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sugar Sand Park ©
Sugar Sand Park

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