19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
4
Atlanta
— 2 nights
5
Miami
— 2 nights
6
Houston
— 2 nights
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 1st (Sun), appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then stroll around Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, thentake a stroll through Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City holiday site.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In August, daytime highs in New York City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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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.
On the 3rd (Tue), get lost in a book at Library of Congress, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, thenget a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, thenpause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at White House, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, thensee the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip tool.

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenwalk around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, thenengage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, thenmake a trip to Buckingham Fountain, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Chicago online journey planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

2
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Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 7th (Sat), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Atlanta Botanical Garden, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, thencontemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Atlanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. August in Atlanta sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with South Beach Parasail, kick back and relax at South Beach, thenstop by Art Deco Historic District, and finally wander the streets of Collins Avenue. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, thenexamine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, thenenjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and finally take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Miami, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then wander the streets of The Strand. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of 1892 Bishop's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall, and then get some thrills on the water with Galveston Water Adventures.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Houston road trip tool.

Fly from Miami to Houston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Houston sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Galveston
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Galveston Water Adventures ©
Galveston Water Adventures
1892 Bishop's Palace ©
1892 Bishop's Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, thenadmire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally stop by Barneys New York.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online attractions planner.

Fly from Houston to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
On the 15th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Los Angeles is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, walk around Golden Gate Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online day trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in San Francisco at °C and lows at °C.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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