15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Columbus
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
Florida City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
Columbus

2
days
New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Gateway National Recreation, then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City travel route planning website

Columbus to New York City is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Columbus in May, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

2
days
Florida City

Florida City is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States and is the southernmost municipality in the South Florida metropolitan area. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): look for gifts at R F Orchids and then stop by Robert Is Here Fruit Stand. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Coral Castle and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Florida City trip planner

The Route module can help you plan travel from New York City to Florida City. In May, Florida City is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 84°F and lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Florida City

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Homestead, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Shark Valley, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Castle ©
Coral Castle

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 6th (Sun), steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, then shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online day trip planner

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Florida City to San Francisco. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Florida City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florida City in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 68°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

3
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studiofor plenty of shopping. On the 10th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest and get great views at Mather Point.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday app

Getting from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 12 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Head to The Grand Canal Shoppes and Rick's Restorationsfor some retail therapy. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take a memorable tour with Tours, stop by Barneys New York, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip website

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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