9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Chicago

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On your second day here, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then shop like a local with The Strip, then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, and finally take an in-depth tour of Titanic.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation planner .

Chicago to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also 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. Traveling from Chicago in March, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 74°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Titanic ©
Titanic

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park and then stroll through San Diego Zoo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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night
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.
On the 25th (Mon), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation app .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from San Francisco to Redwood National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: high temperatures in Redwood National Park hover around 57°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Green Lake Park and then see the interesting displays at Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to Seattle. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Boeing Future of Flight
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park

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