19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
fly:  9​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
fly:  8​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
5
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Niagara Falls
— Few hours
train + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Zurich

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Take a break from the city and head to Gateway National Recreation and Bronx Zoo. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, steep yourself in history at Governors Island National Monument, take a stroll through Wall Street, and get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zurich to New York City. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Kids will enjoy Fort Funston National Park and Wine Tours & Tastings. Change things up with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach (about 40 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of SoMa, shop like a local with Union Square, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip site .

Getting from New York City to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In July, San Francisco is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Venice Canals Walkway. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Anaheim (Downtown Disney & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planner .

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. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Caesars Palace, then try to win big at Mandalay Bay, then catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand, and finally try your luck at New York New York Casino.

To plan Las Vegas vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 32°C, while days are warmer, around 47°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Chicago

Chicago
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Chicago to be a bit cooler, around 22°C, while days are colder, around 33°C. You will leave for Niagara Falls on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Chicago

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

few
hours
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls journey maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Niagara Falls in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Niagara Falls when traveling from Chicago in July, with lows around 19°C. On the 19th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Museums

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