24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Columbus
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
10
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Brussels

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at SoHo and Chelsea Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. The adventure continues: stroll around Central Park, go for a walk through Times Square, and make a trip to Washington Square Park.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
nights
Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Get a sense of the local culture at Short North Arts District and Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum. For shopping fun, head to North Market Farmer's Market or Book Loft. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Arena District, walk around Scioto Mile, enjoy some diversion at Huntington Park, and see the interesting displays at The Jubilee Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Columbus online attractions planner .

Fly from New York City to Columbus in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Columbus, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Columbus

Neighborhoods Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum
Short North Arts District ©
Short North Arts District
Arena District ©
Arena District

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology. Shop till you drop at World of Disney and Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Go for a jaunt from Orlando to Daytona Beach to see Beach at Daytona Beach about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando holiday planner .

Getting from Columbus to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Columbus in August: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 39°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets ©

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 10th (Mon), stop by Austin Visitor Center, then take a stroll through Rainey Street, and then get some fabulous bargains at Round Rock Premium Outlets.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin trip maker .

Fly from Orlando to Austin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Orlando in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Austin: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Austin

Shopping Nightlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Round Rock Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Rainey Street ©
Rainey Street
Round Rock Premium Outlets ©
Round Rock Premium Outlets
Austin Visitor Center ©
Austin Visitor Center

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 11th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Phoenix Police Museum, admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting, and finally see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica and then take in the exciting artwork at Wells Fargo Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Phoenix trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Austin to Phoenix takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in August, expect Phoenix to be a bit warmer, temps between 47°C and 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting ©
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Phoenix Police Museum ©
Phoenix Police Museum

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 13th (Thu): wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in August, expect little chillier with lows of 29°C in Las Vegas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

2
nights
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.
On the 14th (Fri), look for gifts at Theo Chocolate, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On the next day, kick back and relax at Double Bluff Beach and then stroll through Alki Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel route planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Seattle by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for cooler days in Seattle, with highs around 31°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Beaches Shopping

Side Trips

LeMay - America's Car Museum, Double Bluff Beach
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
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 17th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker site .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Seattle, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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.
The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 and The Grove. And it doesn't end there: stop by LA Farmers' Market, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get engrossed in the history at Skirball Cultural Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Coronado Beach and Windansea Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar) and Moonlight State Beach (in Encinitas). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Coronado Beach, Moonlight State Beach, Del Mar City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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