15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Edinburgh
Fly + bus:  11​h
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Edinburgh

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gateway National Recreation and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City travel itinerary creator.

Edinburgh, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in September, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
Gateway National Recreation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Photography Tours. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Las Vegas takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from New York City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 40°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Mountains. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Hermosa Beach Pier and Santa Monica Beach. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabrillo Beach, admire the majestic nature at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier
Santa Monica Beach

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and SoMa (South of Market Street). Get outdoors at China Beach and San Francisco Botanical Garden. Change things up with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach (about 40 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get great views at Twin Peaks, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 27°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf

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