7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  7​h
1
Madison
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Villanova
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
On the 17th (Mon), ponder the world of politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, then take in nature's colorful creations at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, then get to know the resident critters at Henry Vilas Zoo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of First Unitarian Meeting House of Madison. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Memorial Union Terrace, then explore the world behind art at Chazen Museum of Art, then don't miss a visit to Capitol Square, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at State Street & Downtown Madison.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Madison online travel planner .

San Francisco to Madison is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Madison is 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Madison are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Madison

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Olbrich Botanical Gardens ©
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Wisconsin State Capitol ©
Wisconsin State Capitol
Henry Vilas Zoo ©
Henry Vilas Zoo

2
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, admire all the interesting features of Miller Park, then explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Milwaukee trip website .

Traveling by car from Madison to Milwaukee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Milwaukee can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Villanova.

Things to do in Milwaukee

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Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Miller Park ©
Miller Park
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum

1
night
Villanova

Villanova ©
Villanova is a community in the United States Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Elmwood Park Zoo, and then explore and take pictures at Bryn Mawr College.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Villanova travel planner .

Explore your travel options from Milwaukee to Villanova with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milwaukee to Villanova due to the time zone difference. In June in Villanova, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Villanova

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bryn Mawr College, Elmwood Park Zoo
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Elmwood Park Zoo ©
Elmwood Park Zoo
Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden ©
Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden
Bryn Mawr College ©
Bryn Mawr College

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 22nd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally pause for some photo ops at Rocky Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally browse the exhibits of The Franklin Institute.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia route maker website .

Philadelphia is just a short distance from Villanova. Traveling from Villanova in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 65°F in Philadelphia. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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