20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Da Nang
Fly:  26​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Honolulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Da Nang

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 9/11 Memorial, One World Observatory and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Times Square and New York Public Library are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City travel route tool .

Da Nang, Vietnam to New York City is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Da Nang to New York City. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sat) before leaving for Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes United States Capitol, Washington Monument and White House. On the 27th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

2
nights
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 Field Museum and Glessner House Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Science and Industry and Millennium Park. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Chicago, try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago tour planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in April, things will get little chillier in Chicago: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Hammond
Highlights from your plan
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas. Traveling from Chicago in May, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and de Young Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and Musee Mecanique. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, take a stroll through SoMa, and learn about all things military at USS Pampanito.

Plan a San Francisco trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online journey planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll explore and learn at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Iolani Palace and Battleship Missouri Memorial. When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapiolani Regional Park, identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. In May, Honolulu is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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