36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jaipur
Fly + foot:  21​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Princeton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cape May
— Few hours
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Indianapolis
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Jaipur

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City itinerary planner.

Jaipur, India to New York City is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jaipur to New York City is minus 10 hours. In May, New York City is colder than Jaipur - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Princeton.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Princeton

Princeton ©
Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
On the 11th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Grounds For Sculpture and then enjoy some diversion at Bury The Hatchet Bensalem. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Washington Crossing Historic Park, explore and take pictures at Princeton University, browse the collection at Princeton Public Library, then explore the world behind art at Princeton University Art Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Princeton visit planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Princeton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Princeton can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Princeton

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Grounds For Sculpture, Bury The Hatchet Bensalem - Axe Throwing
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Princeton Public Library ©
Princeton Public Library
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum

few
hours
Cape May

Cape May
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
On the 13th (Mon), get outside with EcoVentures, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cape May County Park & Zoo, and then stop by Blue Eden. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cape May Bird Observatory.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cape May trip planning website .

You can drive from Princeton to Cape May in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Cape May, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors Tours Parks

6
nights
Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©
Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Change things up with these side-trips from Indianapolis: Nashville (Brown County State Park & Salt Creek Trail), Indiana University (in Bloomington) and Conner Prairie (in Fishers). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore and take pictures at Victory Field, admire the majestic nature at Strawtown Koteewi Park and The Taylor Center of Natural History, and take in nature's colorful creations at Indianapolis Museum of Art.

Find out how to plan Indianapolis trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cape May to Indianapolis in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Indianapolis can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chicago.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Noblesville, Zionsville, Nashville, Indiana University, Conner Prairie
Highlights from your plan
Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
Room Escape Games
Victory Field ©
Victory Field

5
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, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, contemplate the long history of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago road trip planner .

Getting from Indianapolis to Chicago by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in Chicago, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Las Vegas trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 4th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker website .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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