11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— Few hours
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
Dubai

3
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and go for a walk through Central Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to New York City. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in December; daily highs in New York City reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

1
day
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 14th (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Archives Museum and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art
National Archives Museum

1
day
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 15th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel planner.

Fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Sightseeing Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

few
hours
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Nature Parks Sightseeing
Highlights from your plan
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary builder.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Sightseeing Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks

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