18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sun City
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  35​h
End: Sun City

4
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City online visit planner .

Sun City, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sun City to New York City is minus 7 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sun City in February: high temperatures in New York City hover around 9°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

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

2
nights
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 7th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then have some family-friendly fun at Team vs Time. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, then walk around Milton Lee Olive Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chicago tour site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in February, expect Chicago to be slightly colder, temps between 2°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Chicago to San Francisco by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in February, expect San Francisco to be warmer, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
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 (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Orlando trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Orlando is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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