18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
subway + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + train:  15​h
Newcastle upon Tyne

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip generator.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in September, with highs in New York City at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at The White House, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa (South of Market Street), get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In September, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium

2
days
Yellowstone National Park

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 5th (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Observation Point Trail, then get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and then get to know the fascinating history of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of subway, flight, and taxi from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 10°C and lows reach -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Uncle Tom's Trail
Old Faithful

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.
On the 8th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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