9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubuque
Fly + Subway:  3​h
1
Chicago
— Few hours
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Dubuque

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stroll around Millennium Park and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary site .

Dubuque to Chicago is an approximately 3-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubuque in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chicago, with lows of 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

3
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. In March in New York City, expect temperatures between 49°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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 10th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Washington DC online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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 12th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online travel route planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 74°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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 13th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are slightly colder, around 65°F. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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