23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Rehoboth Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles


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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.
For shopping fun, head to The Grove or Amoeba Music. Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Santa Monica Farmers Market (in Santa Monica) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): stop by Barneys New York, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 101°F and lows reach 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 19th (Mon) at Magic Kingdom Park. There's still lots to do: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Orlando trip planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect nights in Orlando to be about the same, around 76°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 92°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife

Side Trip

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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 20th (Tue), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in August, expect Washington DC to be little chillier, temps between 87°F and 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Rehoboth Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

1
night
Rehoboth Beach

Rehoboth Beach ©
The population of the city of Rehoboth Beach expands by 25,000 every summer.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Henlopen State Park, partake in some friendly competition at Escape Rehoboth, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bethany Beach Boardwalk.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rehoboth Beach trip simple and quick.

You can take a bus from Washington DC to Rehoboth Beach in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Washington DC in August since evenings lows in Rehoboth Beach dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Rehoboth Beach

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cape Henlopen State Park, Bethany Beach Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Cape Henlopen State Park ©
Cape Henlopen State Park
Bethany Beach Boardwalk ©
Bethany Beach Boardwalk

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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and FAO Schwarzfor plenty of shopping. Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Rehoboth Beach to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and then browse the exhibits of Chicago Cultural Center.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Chicago itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Filbert Steps. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get curious at Exploratorium, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, and play a few rounds at Lincoln Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chicago in August, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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