15 days in United States & Italy Itinerary

15 days in United States & Italy Itinerary

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15 days in United States & Italy Itinerary

Start: Kansas City, United States
1
Kansas City, United States
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
2
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kansas City, United States


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Kansas City, United States

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Change things up with a short trip to Holladay Distillery in Weston (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Bingham Waggoner Estate, take in nature's colorful creations at The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden, get your game on at Blade & Timber, and stroll around Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kansas City online trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airport is Kansas City International Airport. September in Kansas City sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Independence, Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead, Holladay Distillery, Blade & Timber Axe Throwing
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Holladay Distillery ©
Holladay Distillery
Bingham Waggoner Estate ©
Bingham Waggoner Estate
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kansas City to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to New York City. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Venice, Italy

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Venice takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome day trip site .

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in October, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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