17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly + Bus:  10​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Dublin

5
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Dublin, Ireland to New York City is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 23°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to 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

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and browse the collection at Library of Congress.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC itinerary maker.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco custom trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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