18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and explore and take pictures at Oracle Park.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to San Francisco. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then have fun at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, Las Vegas is much hotter than San Francisco - with highs of 103°F and lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure make great kid-friendly stops. Have a day of magic on the 15th (Sat) at Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Orlando takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 91°F by day to 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: stroll through National Zoological Park, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in June, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 69°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 86°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 65°F, while days are slightly colder, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Shedd Aquarium. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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