25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Krakow
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Malibu
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
8
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Palm Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 45 min
10
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
11
Monument Valley
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Subway:  8 h 45 min
12
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Krakow

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Central Terminal, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Little Italy, and other attractions you added. Family-friendly places like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, examine the collection at New York Public Library, wander the streets of Times Square, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online sightseeing planner.

Krakow, Poland to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Krakow to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Krakow in July, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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 20th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, thenappreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and then ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Painted Ladies, Fisherman's Wharf and Little Italy. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stop by Fisherman's Wharf and then stop by Little Italy.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Washington DC in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Little Italy ©
Little Italy

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey tour planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. July in Monterey sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Big Sur visit planner.

You can drive from Monterey to Big Sur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Big Sur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 26th (Fri), you'll travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Outdoors
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hours
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stearns Wharf. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Santa Barbara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. Traveling from Big Sur in July, you will find days in Santa Barbara are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Malibu.
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 27:
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Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

few
hours
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. You've now added Zuma Beach to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Malibu road trip website.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Malibu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Malibu are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach

5
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disney California Adventure Park and Griffith Observatory. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip site.

Traveling by car from Malibu to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. While traveling from Malibu, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. On the 31st (Wed), you'll travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disney California Adventure Park
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

few
hours
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
On the 31st (Wed), explore the galleries of Palm Springs Air Museum, hunt for treasures at VillageFest, and then look for gifts at Brandini Toffee.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs online itinerary planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much hotter days in Palm Springs, with highs around 49°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping Museums
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VillageFest ©
VillageFest
Brandini Toffee ©
Brandini Toffee
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Palm Springs to Las Vegas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for Monument Valley.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Monument Valley in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Monument Valley at 36°C and lows at 17°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Family-friendly places like Museum of Science and Industry and Millennium Park will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Saint Joseph (Whirlpool Compass Fountain, Silver Beach County Park, &more) and Six Flags Great America (in Gurnee). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and have fun and explore at Chicago Children's Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and subway from Monument Valley to Chicago takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Monument Valley to Chicago. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Chicago, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Six Flags Great America, Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Navy Pier ©
Navy Pier
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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