21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  5​h
1
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Chicago

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland), Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs) and Estes Park (Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, Rocky Mountain Gateway Gift Shop, & more). The adventure continues: cruise along Trail Ridge Road and get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Denver vacation planner.

Chicago to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Denver. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in November since evenings lows in Denver dip to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Estes Park, Garden of the Gods, Carousel of Happiness, Trail Ridge Road
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Off-Road Tours

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Denver to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in November, things will get much warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 76°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Diego road trip site .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Diego in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 68°F and lows at 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway and then fly down the slopes at Deer Valley Resort.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect Salt Lake City to be slightly colder, temps between 54°F and 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Room Escape Games
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort

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