22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Houston
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
5
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
El Paso
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 23rd (Mon), test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Atlanta. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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New York City to Atlanta is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September in Atlanta, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Atlanta ©
The Escape Game Atlanta
Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

1
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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): do a tasting at Panama City Beach Winery, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Panama City Beach holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Panama City Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In September in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach Winery ©
Panama City Beach Winery
Swim with Dolphins
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
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.
On the 26th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and then walk around New Orleans City Park. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Garden District, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans journey builder .

You can drive from Panama City Beach to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Panama City Beach to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Panama City Beach in September, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 83°F, while days are slightly colder, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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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.
On the 28th (Sat), get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, and then get your game on at Escape Hunt.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Houston vacation planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect nights in Houston to be slightly colder, around 75°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. On your second day here, walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and then steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio online route planner .

Take a bus from Houston to San Antonio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in September, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Magoffin Home State Historic Site, take a memorable drive along Scenic Drive - Overlook, then get a new perspective on nature at UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read El Paso trip app .

Fly from San Antonio to El Paso in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Antonio to El Paso, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in September: high temperatures in El Paso hover around 88°F and lows are around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in El Paso

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Scenic Drive - Overlook ©
Scenic Drive - Overlook
St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, see the interesting displays at Cutler Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center, and then ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip itinerary planner.

Getting from El Paso to Phoenix by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from El Paso in October; daily highs in Phoenix reach 91°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to San Diego due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Phoenix in October, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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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). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles attractions site .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

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

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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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, get curious at Exploratorium, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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 with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip app .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Denver online travel route planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Denver in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Denver due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in Denver hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 40°F. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours

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