15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Bus:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Dublin

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip tool .

Dublin, Ireland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Dublin to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in July: highs in New York City hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can 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.
On the 4th (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at White House, then 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 Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Elkmont Ghost Town, then stroll through Chimneys Picnic Area, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Chimney Tops Trail, then get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and then identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gatlinburg journey maker .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. July in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

1
night
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 8th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Gatlinburg in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 47°C and lows at 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): stroll through South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then get great views at Powell Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

1
night
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 10th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

1
night
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 12th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

Plan my day in San Diego using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Sat), wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning site .

Getting from San Diego to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in July, plan for little chillier nights in San Francisco, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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

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