25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chicago
— 6 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
7
Dallas
— 2 nights
8
New Orleans
— 3 nights

6
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, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take a leisurely stroll along Navy Pier, walk around Millennium Park, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Chicago online itinerary planner.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Chicago is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in August, with highs in Chicago at °C and lows at °C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Horseshoe Hammond, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 8th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, thenmake a trip to Washburn Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, thenadmire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Chicago to Yosemite National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Chicago in August, with lows around °C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder app.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Mulholland Drive, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Dallas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 20th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, thenexamine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, thensee the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and finally take a tour by water with The Spirit of Dallas.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect nights in Dallas to be much hotter, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Spirit of Dallas ©
The Spirit of Dallas
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Dallas to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Dallas in August, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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