7 days in Continental USA Itinerary

7 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 1 day
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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Emmitsburg
— 1 night
Drive
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New York City
— 2 nights
Fly

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San Francisco

— 1 day

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, and finally go for a walk through Lombard Street.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Francisco. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 3rd (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks

Washington DC

— 2 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at White House, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 76°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Emmitsburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

Emmitsburg

— 1 night
Emmitsburg is a town in Frederick County, Maryland, United States, just south of the Mason-Dixon line separating Maryland from Pennsylvania. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the views from Loy's Station Covered Bridge, take in the views from Roddy Road Covered Bridge, appreciate the history behind National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes, then appreciate the history behind National Fallen Firefighters Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Emmitsburg trip planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Emmitsburg in 1.5 hours. In May, Emmitsburg is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Emmitsburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, and then don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, take a stroll through Times Square, stroll through The High Line, then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and finally don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Emmitsburg to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods