20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
ferry + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
7
Miami
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo, make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago day trip app .

Toronto, Canada to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Chicago in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Salt Lake City to be much hotter, temps between 39°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Land Cruiser Heritage Museum ©
Land Cruiser Heritage Museum

3
nights
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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Exploratorium, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip planner .

Fly from Salt Lake City to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Miami holiday planning site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Miami in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Miami, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and make a trip to Times Square.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City road trip site .

You can fly from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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