18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
2
Detroit
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
6
Denver
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Doha

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hours
Chicago

Chicago
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Planning Chicago trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Doha, Qatar to Chicago is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Doha in August, expect nights in Chicago to be a bit cooler, around 22°C, while days are colder, around 33°C. You will leave for Detroit on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Chicago

Nightlife Parks Outdoors

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Detroit side-trips: Toledo Zoo (in Toledo), Great Lakes Crossing Outlets (in Auburn Hills) and Cedar Point (in Sandusky). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront and ponder the design of James Scott Memorial Fountain.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Detroit trip planner .

Getting from Chicago to Detroit by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Detroit. August in Detroit sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Toledo Zoo, Cedar Point, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
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Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
Toledo Zoo ©
Toledo Zoo
Detroit RiverFront ©
Detroit RiverFront

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
See some other sides of Chicago: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and admire the striking features of Reliance Building.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chicago road trip site .

You can fly from Detroit to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Detroit to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes AT&T Stadium.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in August, with highs in Dallas at 41°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Houston.
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AT&T Stadium ©
AT&T Stadium

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Space Center Houston has been added to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Space Center Houston.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Houston route planning app .

You can fly from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Houston

Museums
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Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston

5
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.
Step out of Denver to go to Colorado Springs and see Garden of the Gods, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Denver trip builder .

You can fly from Houston to Denver in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Denver is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Houston in August, with highs in Denver at 34°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Garden of the Gods
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Beer Tastings & Tours

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