18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Riyadh

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: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City sightseeing planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in December, you will find days in New York City are colder (11°C), and nights are little chillier (3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 29th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park Zoo and then meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Chicago custom trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in December, with highs in Chicago at 4°C and lows at -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

3
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, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, get great views at Twin Peaks, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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