20 days in United States & Ireland Itinerary

20 days in United States & Ireland Itinerary

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1
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
2
Wexford, Ireland
— 1 night
3
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 2 nights
4
San Francisco, United States
— 1 night
5
Los Angeles, United States
— 2 nights
6
Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
7
Miami, United States
— 1 day
8
Washington DC, United States
— 2 nights
9
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
10
Boston, United States
— 2 nights

1
night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Ireland, thenwander the streets of Grafton Street, and then examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dublin trip itinerary planning tool.

If you are flying in from Ireland, the closest major aiport is Dublin Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Wexford.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

1
night
Wexford, Ireland

Wexford ©
Wexford is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. On the 3rd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, thenkick back and relax at Curracloe Beach, and then walk around Irish National Heritage Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Wexford trip planner.

Getting from Dublin to Wexford by car takes about 2 hours. October in Wexford sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Wexford

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Irish National Heritage Park, Wexford Wildfowl Reserve, Curracloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Curracloe Beach ©
Curracloe Beach
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve ©
Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
Irish National Heritage Park ©
Irish National Heritage Park

2
nights
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stroll around Castlecomer Discovery Park, admire the natural beauty at Rothe House and Garden, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower. On the next day, appreciate the views at Nore Valley Walking Route, thenexplore the historical opulence of Kilkenny Castle, and then head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kilkenny sightseeing planner.

Drive from Wexford to Kilkenny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Jerpoint Abbey ©
Jerpoint Abbey

1
night
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, thencontemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, thentake in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Kilkenny to San Francisco in 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilkenny to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. In October, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Kilkenny - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, thentake a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, thensee the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Los Angeles at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 10th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
day
Miami, United States

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 12th (Sat), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, thenwander the streets of Lincoln Road, and then kick back and relax at South Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Miami trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Miami takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Miami. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Miami when traveling from Las Vegas in October, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach

2
nights
Washington DC, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, thenlearn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, thenexamine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Washington DC day trip tool.

You can fly from Miami to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Miami in October, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

3
nights
New York City, United States

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

2
nights
Boston, United States

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 18th (Fri), get your bearings at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, thensteep yourself in history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Boston journey maker app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get little chillier in Boston: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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