22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Dublin

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks. Alcatraz Island and SoMa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards in St. Helena, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at Exploratorium, wander the streets of Union Square, and get to know the fascinating history of The Embarcadero.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey builder site .

Dublin, Ireland to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dublin in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum, shop like a local with Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City Historic District.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Colorado Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
Manitou Cliff Dwellings ©
Manitou Cliff Dwellings

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get a sense of the local culture at Lotz House Museum and Downtown Nashville. Shop till you drop at Country View Market and David Arms Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Franklin (The Copper Fox Gallery & Gallery 202). There's much more to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and browse the different shops at Opry Mills.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nashville online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Nashville takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Nashville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in August, with highs in Nashville at 37°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Country View Market
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

3
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.
Visit Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In August in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Horseshoe Casino, Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker website .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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