15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
1
Chicago
— 1 night
fly:  11​h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
5
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: South Bend

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Magnificent Mile, The Field Museum and Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On the 23rd (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then examine the collection at The Field Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and finally don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip builder site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Chicago. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
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Field Museum ©
Field Museum
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rim Trail. On the 24th (Mon), hike along Rim Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Chicago in June since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 42°F. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and The Strip. On the 25th (Tue), browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then have some family-friendly fun at The VOID at Grand Canal Shoppes, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Nostalgia Street Rods, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, and finally enjoy some diversion at Scenic Las Vegas Weddings Chapel.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (103°F), and nights are warmer (77°F). You will leave for Los Angeles on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Nostalgia Street Rods ©
Nostalgia Street Rods

4
nights
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.
Head to The Grove and Mrs. Fishfor some retail therapy. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Santa Monica Farmers Market). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography, engage your brain at California Science Center, and contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online route planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
You've added Wall Street, Grand Central Terminal, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and New York City Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, take a stroll through Times Square, and look and learn at Rose Center for Earth and Space.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in New York City dip to 72°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 6th (Sat), look for gifts at Three Sisters Trading Post and then see the interesting displays at Niagara Science Museum.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, things will get little chillier in Niagara Falls: highs are around 81°F and lows about 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Buffalo
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Science Museum ©
Niagara Science Museum

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