24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
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Detroit
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. The Met Cloisters and St. Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Vienna to New York City. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Vienna in August, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and USS Requin. Get some cultural insight at Mount Washington and Senator John Heinz History Center. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Carnegie Museum of Natural History, take in the spiritual surroundings of Heinz Memorial Chapel, see the interesting displays at The Nationality Rooms, and see where the action happens at PNC Park.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh travel site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Pittsburgh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in Pittsburgh dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Carnegie Museum of Natural History ©
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Senator John Heinz History Center ©
Senator John Heinz History Center

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Henry Ford and Detroit Historical Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Detroit Institute of Arts and Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Maybury State Park in Northville (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Motown Museum, explore the galleries of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, make a trip to Fisher Building, and shop like a local with Eastern Market.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Detroit trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Detroit takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Marvin's Marvelous Mechanical Museum, The Henry Ford, Maybury State Park
Highlights from your plan
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chicago Riverwalk and Volo Auto Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Lakefront Trail and Riverwalk Lot. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Cantigny Park (in Wheaton) and Baha'i House of Worship (in Wilmette). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the landmark architecture of Tribune Tower, stroll around Millennium Park, and don't miss a visit to Chicago Skyline.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago attractions planner.

You can fly from Detroit to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Chicago are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Riverwalk Lot, Cantigny Park, Baha'i House of Worship, Volo Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at City Creek Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then see the interesting displays at Pioneer Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at Church History Museum, and finally get curious at Clark Planetarium.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City itinerary maker.

Fly from Chicago to Salt Lake City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Salt Lake City can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Church History Museum ©
Church History Museum
Pioneer Memorial Museum ©
Pioneer Memorial Museum

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Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Shelby American Inc and The LINQ Promenade. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and don't miss a visit to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip tool.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 39°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

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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.
Hollywood Walk of Fame and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Getty Center and Hollywood Bowl Museum. Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planning site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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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 Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Visiting Marin Headlands and San Francisco Bay will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, get great views at Twin Peaks, and stroll around Presidio of San Francisco.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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