20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Omaha
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

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.
Get in touch with nature at South Carlsbad State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Old Town Temecula and The Getty Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Springs--about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, stop by LA Farmers' Market, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour site .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

South Carlsbad State Beach, Old Town Temecula, Palm Springs Art Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Old Town Temecula ©
Old Town Temecula
Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, and then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

1
night
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
On the 8th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Chalco Hills Recreation Area, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Cecilia's Cathedral, then learn more about the world around you at Mangelsen Images of Nature Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Old Market. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of General Crook House Museum, then stroll around Hitchcock Nature Center, then stop by Master's Hand Candle Company, and finally get answers to all your questions at Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Headquarters.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Omaha trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Omaha in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in March, with highs in Omaha at 13°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Hitchcock Nature Center, Master's Hand Candle Company
Highlights from your plan
Chalco Hills Recreation Area ©
Chalco Hills Recreation Area
Old Market ©
Old Market
Master's Hand Candle Company ©
Master's Hand Candle Company

2
nights
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 10th (Tue): take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, admire the natural beauty at Lincoln Park Conservatory, then explore and take pictures at Lincoln Park, and finally take a stroll through The Loop.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chicago vacation builder tool .

Getting from Omaha to Chicago by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Omaha in March, plan for slightly colder days in Chicago, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

4
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Antietam National Battlefield and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine. Step off the beaten path and head to Old Town and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Fell's Point in Baltimore--about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Georgetown, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning app .

Getting from Chicago to Washington DC by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in March, with highs in Washington DC at 15°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore, Old Town, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Speed Boats Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and SoHo. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in March, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village

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