18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Kansas City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello di Amorosa and The Embarcadero. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from New Delhi to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in May, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Castello di Amorosa
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Santa Monica Pier will appeal to history buffs. The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, examine the collection at The Hollywood Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

5
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.
Get outdoors at Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Appreciate the collections at Titanic and The Mob Museum. Next up on the itinerary: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum, then examine the collection at Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics, then see the interesting displays at Booth Family Hall of Athletics, and finally stop by Mass Street Soda.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kansas City day trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Kansas City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Kansas City. In May, Kansas City is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lawrence, Independence, Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Bingham Waggoner Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Estate
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, make a trip to Millennium Park, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Oriental Institute Museum, then examine the collection at The Field Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chicago route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kansas City to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, Chicago is a bit cooler than Kansas City - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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