22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 15​min
7
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
8
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Pensacola Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
10
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Zurich

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.
On the 18th (Sun), try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Las Vegas is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Zurich in August, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you will find days in San Francisco are colder (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 23rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey maker app .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Mon), admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego travel planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 27th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson and then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Phoenix sightseeing planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Phoenix are much warmer (47°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (33°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

1
night
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. On the 28th (Wed), explore and take pictures at San Jacinto Plaza, then admire the masterpieces at El Paso Museum of Art, and then admire all the interesting features of Scenic Drive - Overlook.

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Traveling by flight from Phoenix to El Paso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Phoenix in August, expect El Paso to be a bit cooler, temps between 39°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in El Paso

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook
El Paso Museum of Art ©
El Paso Museum of Art
San Jacinto Plaza ©
San Jacinto Plaza

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Catholic Church, then engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Houston Zoo.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Houston trip planner .

Fly from El Paso to Houston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from El Paso in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Houston. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Orleans itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Houston in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. On the 1st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area and then enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf Islands National Seashore.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pensacola Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Pensacola Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Pensacola Beach: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 2nd (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 3rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney, and meet the residents at SeaWorld Orlando.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Pensacola Beach to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Pensacola Beach to Orlando is 1 hour. September in Orlando sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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