15 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

15 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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York, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train to Liverpool South Parkway, Fly to Dublin
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Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
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Kansas City, United States
— 2 nights
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Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Chateau de Fontainebleau and Ile Saint-Louis are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Les Andelys and Chartres Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Musee d'Art, Histoire Et Archeologie d'Evreux (in Evreux), Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères (in Ingrannes) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Musee de l'Orangerie, take in the views from Pont Alexandre III, take a stroll through Le Marais, and get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris day trip site.

New York City, USA to Paris is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Paris. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 70°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to York.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

York, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

City of Festivals

Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum and Filey Museum. Visiting Scarborough Beach and Peasholm Park will get you outdoors. Take a break from York with a short trip to North Yorkshire Moors Railway in Pickering, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at York Castle Museum, delve into the distant past at York City Walls, wander the streets of York Shambles, and admire the landmark architecture of York Minster.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to York by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to York due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in York are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in York

Parks · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dublin, Ireland

— 3 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at Irish Whiskey Museum, admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, then see the interesting displays at The Little Museum of Dublin, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Phoenix Park, get to know the resident critters at Dublin Zoo, then examine the collection at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dublin journey builder app.

Getting from York to Dublin by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. October in Dublin sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
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Kansas City, United States

— 2 nights

City of Fountains

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.
On the 9th (Sun), explore the world behind art at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then explore the world behind art at Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at Patee House Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Remington Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope, steep yourself in history at Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of National WWI Museum and Memorial, then examine the collection at Arabia Steamboat Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kansas City trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Kansas City takes 14.5 hours. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Dublin to Kansas City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dublin in October, expect Kansas City to be a bit warmer, temps between 71°F and 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

England travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.