24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
9
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h
10
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Milan

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 14th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then make a trip to Millennium Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago holiday maker .

Milan, Italy to Chicago is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Chicago is minus 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Parks, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs route planning website .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Colorado Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Chicago in September, Colorado Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 18th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Liquid Light Glass and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip planner.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. September in Santa Fe sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Liquid Light Glass ©
Liquid Light Glass

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 21st (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park online travel planner .

Traveling by bus from Monument Valley to Death Valley National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley to Death Valley National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in September, with highs in Death Valley National Park at 41°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Las Vegas.
Highlights from your plan
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

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.
On the 25th (Tue), have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Niagara Falls in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, you will find days in Niagara Falls are cooler (17°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, admire the landmark architecture of Chrysler Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In October, New York City is a bit warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) 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
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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