26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly:  29​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Dammam


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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Presidio of San Francisco and Alcatraz Island. Visiting Twin Peaks and Lands End will get you outdoors. There's more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning tool .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to San Francisco is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 11 hours. When traveling from Dammam in October, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco

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.
For shopping fun, head to LA Farmers' Market or The Grove. You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Seal Beach to see Seal Beach about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61, buy something for everyone on your list at The Americana at Brand, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary site .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Norton Simon Museum, The Americana at Brand, Seal Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

1
night
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip builder tool .

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Shopping Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Farmers Market ©
Santa Monica Farmers Market
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Get in touch with nature at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Willow Beach. Let the collections at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and Counts Kustoms capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Amargosa Valley (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Santa Monica to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Traveling from Santa Monica in November, plan for little chillier nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chicago Riverwalk and Millennium Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Magnificent Mile and The Loop. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Volo Auto Museum (in Volo) and Starved Rock State Park (in Utica). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakefront Trail, take in nature's colorful creations at Lincoln Park Conservatory, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Name Cathedral, and admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chicago road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect Chicago to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Starved Rock State Park, Harlem Irving Plaza Mall, Volo Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Met Cloisters and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Greenwich Village, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in November, with highs in New York City at 16°C and lows at 7°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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