17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Da Nang
Fly:  16​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
foot + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Da Nang

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like City Lights Booksellers and The Embarcadero. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

Da Nang, Vietnam to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Da Nang to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, identify plant and animal life at Ballona Wetlands, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Hollywood Forever Cemetery ©
Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take a stroll through The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get some historical perspective at Dinosaur Ridge and Molly Brown House Museum. Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and Trinity United Methodist Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Denver road trip planning website .

Fly from Las Vegas to Denver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Denver. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get colder in Denver: highs are around 22°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Dinosaur Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 8th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, then see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, and then try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Denver to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chicago, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Horseshoe Hammond
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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 10th (Fri), try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC holiday planning app .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in May since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Arlington, Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Tiles For America. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Times Square, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in May: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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