17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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New York City
— 2 nights
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
3
Atlanta
— 2 nights
4
Dallas
— 1 night
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
7
Seattle
— 1 night
8
Detroit
— 2 nights

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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.
You've added Broadway, Free Tours by Foot, Times Square, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 17th (Fri), browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, thentake a memorable tour with Free Tours by Foot, and then don't miss a visit to Broadway. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, thenmake a trip to Empire State Building, and then go for a walk through Times Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New York City online road trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dusseldorf to New York City is minus 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument
Times Square ©
Times Square

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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 19th (Sun), learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, thensee the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday planning app.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
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

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola and then identify plant and animal life at Stone Mountain Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park, thenexplore the world behind art at National Center for Civil and Human Rights, thencontemplate the long history of Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Atlanta trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Atlanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
National Center for Civil and Human Rights ©
National Center for Civil and Human Rights
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site ©

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, thenmeet the residents at The Dallas World Aquarium, and then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Dallas.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dallas trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Dallas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Atlanta in July, with highs in Dallas at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Dallas

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Dallas World Aquarium ©
The Dallas World Aquarium
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, thenstroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dallas in July, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, visit Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, thentake some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary website.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in July, with highs in San Francisco at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, thenview the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant and Motown Museum. The Henry Ford and Greenfield Village are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Detroit to Toledo to see Toledo Zoo about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, take in the waterfront at Detroit RiverFront, step off the mainland to explore Belle Isle Park, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Detroit vacation planning app.

You can fly from Seattle to Detroit in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Dearborn, Toledo Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant ©
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

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