18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
4
Chicago
— 1 night
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
6
Wildwood
— 1 night
7
New York City
— 3 nights
8
Princeton
— 2 nights

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Union Square. And it doesn't end there: visit Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Exploratorium, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker.

Kavala, Greece to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Kavala in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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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.
On the 24th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online holiday planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The National WWII Museum and French Quarter. Visit Garden District and Our Sacred Stories for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans route site.

Getting from Las Vegas to New Orleans by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in New Orleans hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 29th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, thencontemplate the long history of Pleasant Home, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

Discover how to plan a Chicago trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chicago, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, thenlearn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in May, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Wildwood.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

1
night
Wildwood

Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. On the 1st (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Cape May Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Washington Street Gallery, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally look for gifts at Kona Surf Co..

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Wildwood trip itinerary app.

Getting from Washington DC to Wildwood by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Wildwood: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Wildwood

Museums Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Cape May
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Washington Street Gallery ©
Washington Street Gallery

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. You'll explore and learn at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Times Square, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and admire the landmark architecture of Trinity Church.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City tour planner.

You can drive from Wildwood to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. In June, daytime highs in New York City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Princeton.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites 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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nights
Princeton

Princeton ©
Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Princeton University Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Old Barracks Museum, and finally get your game on at Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Princeton travel route planner.

Drive from New York City to Princeton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Princeton

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bury The Hatchet Princeton - Axe Throwing, Old Barracks Museum
Highlights from your plan
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton University Chapel ©
Princeton University Chapel
Old Barracks Museum ©
Old Barracks Museum

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