22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
+2
train + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Detroit
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 30​min
End: Stuttgart

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Frick Collection. Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and wander the streets of Washington Square Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary builder .

Stuttgart, Germany to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stuttgart to New York City. In August, New York City is somewhat warmer than Stuttgart - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Dumbo ©
Dumbo
The Morgan Library & Museum ©
The Morgan Library & Museum

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Let the collections at Rodin Museum and Battleship New Jersey capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at City Hall Visitor Center and Delaware Art Museum. When in Philadelphia, make a side trip to see Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Museum of the American Revolution, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple, don't miss a visit to Wanamaker Organ, and contemplate the long history of Fireman's Hall.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Wilmington, Battleship New Jersey
Highlights from your plan
Rodin Museum ©
Rodin Museum
Museum of the American Revolution ©
Museum of the American Revolution

3
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Heineman Winery and Old St. Mary's Church. Step out of the city life by going to Butterfly House and South Bass Island. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Detroit Cultural Center Historic District, don't miss a visit to The Z Lot, try to win big at MGM Grand Detroit Casino, and wander the streets of Detroit Downtown.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Detroit day trip planning app .

Getting from Philadelphia to Detroit by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Detroit. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Put in Bay
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly House ©
Butterfly House
Heineman Winery ©
Heineman Winery
DNR Outdoor Adventure Center ©
DNR Outdoor Adventure Center

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chicago Riverwalk and Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. Step out of the city life by going to Lakefront Trail and Lake Michigan. Step out of Chicago to go to Brookfield and see Brookfield Zoo, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, explore the galleries of Chicago Cultural Center, ponder the design of Crown Fountain, and test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Chicago.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Detroit to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Detroit to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Lake Michigan, Brookfield Zoo, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Highlights from your plan
Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio ©
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

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 7th (Sat): take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, then don't miss a visit to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, then take an in-depth tour of Clark County Heritage Museum, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. On the next day, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Clark County Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Clark County Heritage Museum ©
Clark County Heritage Museum

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and Petersen Automotive Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and explore the stunning scenery at Runyon Canyon Park.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Twin Peaks and Painted Ladies for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Lands End and San Francisco Bay. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco attractions app .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Legion of Honor ©
Legion of Honor
Grace Cathedral ©
Grace Cathedral
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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