15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Athens

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Bodega Dunes and Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach. Get some historical perspective at Castello di Amorosa and Alcatraz Island. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner) and Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip tool .

Athens, Greece to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Athens to San Francisco. In August, San Francisco is little chillier than Athens - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Castello di Amorosa, Goat Rock Beach, Pride Mountain Vineyards, Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and Sanders Family Winery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hoover Dam Bypass and Wynn Las Vegas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, make a trip to Stratosphere Tower, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

Discover how to plan a Las Vegas trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 29°C, while days are warmer, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Sanders Family Winery, Hoover Dam, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Whihala Beach Co Park and then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Ohio Street Beach, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and finally admire all the interesting features of Millennium Park.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Chicago visit planning site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Chicago by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Whihala Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Whihala Beach ©
Whihala Beach

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.
Visiting Manasquan Beach and Belmar Beach will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. There's more to do: make a trip to Fifth Avenue and go for a walk through Central Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City day trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Manasquan Beach, Belmar Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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