15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
7
Pittsburgh
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

1
night
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 26th (Sun), get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder website .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Washington DC. In May, daytime highs in Washington DC are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

4
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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 Rockefeller Center, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City online vacation planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

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

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day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 1st (Sat), admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then trek along Niagara Gorge Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip maker tool .

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, expect little chillier with lows of 58°F in Niagara Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and then hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Niagara Falls to Yosemite National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Niagara Falls in June, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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.
On the 7th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then make a trip to The Strip, and then make a trip to Paris Las Vegas.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 103°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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day
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): examine the collection at Bicycle Heaven and then get your game on at LumberjAxes.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pittsburgh route planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Pittsburgh, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

LumberjAxes
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven

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