18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly
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Chicago
— 1 night
Fly
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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Wildwood
— 1 night
Drive
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New York City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Princeton
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and de Young Museum. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, wander the streets of Union Square, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

Kavala, Greece to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Kavala to San Francisco, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kavala in May, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

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 Resort, 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 3 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 36°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

New Orleans

— 2 nights

The Big Easy

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 St. Louis Cathedral for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, contemplate the long history of Our Sacred Stories, and explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read New Orleans online vacation planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

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, then steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, then contemplate 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 4 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 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 2 nights
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, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn 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 3.5 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 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Wildwood.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Wildwood

— 1 night
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, then take 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 24°C by day to 15°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 · Outdoors

Side Trip

New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

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 9/11 Memorial. You'll explore and learn at Ellis Island and New York Public Library. 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. In June, daytime highs in New York City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 21°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

Princeton

— 2 nights

College Town

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, then brush 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 32°C, and evening lows to 19°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

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

New Jersey travel guide

3.9
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.