15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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15 days in Continental USA Itinerary

New York City
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City

5
days
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 sightseeing, museums, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New York City. In February, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building

2
days
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 10th (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art and then get a sense of history and politics at The White House. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then examine the collection at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 48°F during the day and 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

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The White House
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum

2
days
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 13th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, stop by Barneys New York, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Hoover Dam, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in February: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 65°F and lows are around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

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Parks Sightseeing Nature

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Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. February in San Francisco sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 48°F at night. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf

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