19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Detroit
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Dublin

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Twin Peaks. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planner .

Dublin, Ireland to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dublin to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in June, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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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 24th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Tom Devlin's Monster Museum in Boulder City, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, push the limits with an extreme tour, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (46°C), and nights are a bit warmer (29°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Tom Devlin's Monster Museum, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll explore and learn at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. Get outdoors at Cowles Bog and Prairie Wolf Slough. Take a break from Chicago with a short trip to Deer Grove Forest Preserve in Palatine, about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Chicago to be little chillier, around 20°C, while days are cooler, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Prairie Wolf Slough, Deer Grove Forest Preserve, Cowles Bog
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, then see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village, then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from GM Renaissance Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Detroit Zoo, then head off the coast to Belle Isle Park, and then take a stroll through Campus Martius Park.

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You can fly from Chicago to Detroit in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Detroit due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Detroit

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Dearborn, Detroit Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Zoo ©
Detroit Zoo
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Bronx Zoo in Bronx--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade, admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and explore the striking landscape of Hamilton Grange National Memorial.

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Getting from Detroit to New York City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Detroit in July since evenings lows in New York City dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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 ©