22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toulouse
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
South Padre Island
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Toulouse

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Empire State Building and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City travel route builder .

Toulouse, France to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planning tool .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

U.S. Naval Academy, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing, then admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium and then explore and take pictures at Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chicago road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in October; daily highs in Chicago reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
Highlights from your plan
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm ©
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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.
On the 26th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, wander the streets of Royal Street, then wander the streets of Garden District, and finally partake in some friendly competition at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New Orleans vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New Orleans takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in October, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Explore hidden gems such as Sea Turtle, Inc. and Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier. Step out of South Padre Island with an excursion to Palo Alto Battlefield National Historic Site in Brownsville--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, make a trip to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA, and identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the South Padre Island holiday maker .

You can fly from New Orleans to South Padre Island in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect South Padre Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, Palo Alto Battlefield National Historical Park, Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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.
On the 30th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Cherry Creek State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Roxborough State Park, and then explore the activities along Crown Hill Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): explore the galleries of Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and then stroll through Wild Animal Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Denver road trip website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from South Padre Island to Denver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from South Padre Island to Denver is minus 1 hour. When traveling from South Padre Island in October, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Denver: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

The Wild Animal Sanctuary, Roxborough State Park, Crown Hill Park, Cherry Creek State Park, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Highlights from your plan
Roxborough State Park ©
Roxborough State Park
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©

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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 1st (Fri), get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Dig This, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip tool .

Fly from Denver to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Las Vegas. Traveling from Denver in October, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dig This ©
Dig This
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
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.
On the 3rd (Sun), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles journey maker tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally make a trip to Lombard Street. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, then don't miss a visit to Nob Hill, then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, and finally take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To plan San Francisco vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, have some family-friendly fun at Wings Over Washington, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then stroll through Kerry Park, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planning site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in November, things will get a bit cooler in Seattle: highs are around 13°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

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