15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Chicago
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
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New York City

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City itinerary site.

Athens, Greece to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to New York City is minus 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, ponder the world of politics at White House, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then walk around Millennium Park, then admire the striking features of Reliance Building, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago holiday planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Chicago is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, shop like a local with The Strip, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos · Shopping · Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:

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San Francisco

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 29th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, then go for a walk through Lombard Street, then get curious at Exploratorium, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in San Francisco. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
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