24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Auckland

3
nights
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip website .

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -20 hour difference. While traveling from Auckland, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get little chillier in Chicago: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Baltimore to see Horseshoe Casino about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in May since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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