36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ljubljana
Fly + bus:  14​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
San Antonio
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
8
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Ljubljana

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: make a trip to Times Square, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City holiday planning website .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Ljubljana in October, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Brigantine Beach (in Brigantine) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Society Hill, walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, make a trip to Rittenhouse Square, and admire the striking features of Boathouse Row.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Brigantine Beach
Highlights from your plan
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Rittenhouse Square ©
Rittenhouse Square
Society Hill ©
Society Hill

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Take a break from Chicago with a short trip to Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. in DeKalb, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Chicago is minus 1 hour. October in Chicago sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
Highlights from your plan
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. ©
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Gracianna Winery (in Healdsburg) and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning tool .

Fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gracianna Winery, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, get curious at California Science Center, wander the streets of Montana Avenue, and contemplate the long history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of The Strip, catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 26th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then take a stroll through Southtown, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally hike along The San Antonio River Walk. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, take in the history at Mission San Jose, and then enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Antonio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to San Antonio. In October, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Southtown ©
Southtown
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then get your game on at Escape Hunt, then sample the tasty concoctions at Saint Arnold Brewing Company, and finally wander the streets of Chinatown.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Houston sightseeing planner.

Take a bus from San Antonio to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and walk around New Orleans City Park.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Houston to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Houston in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Frenchmen Street ©
Frenchmen Street

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step out of Nashville to go to Hopkinsville and see Casey Jones Distillery, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, and savor the flavors at Smith Creek Moonshine.

To see maps and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nashville, with highs around 28°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Casey Jones Distillery, Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Casey Jones Distillery ©
Casey Jones Distillery
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery ©
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami trip builder site .

You can fly from Nashville to Miami in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Nashville in November, expect nights in Miami to be much hotter, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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