26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  13​h
5
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Orlando, Florida
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Cairo

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Bring the kids along to Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm and Lincoln Park Zoo. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Chicago road trip site .

Cairo, Egypt to Chicago is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central Standard Time is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Cairo in October, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Events

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through SoMa, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

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You can fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. In October, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Anaheim takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

3
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 (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along North Kaibab Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Anaheim, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for much hotter nights in New York City, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

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
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

5
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Discovery Cove. Have a day of magic on the 30th (Tue) at Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 2nd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando route maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get a bit warmer in Orlando: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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