16 days in Continental USA Itinerary

16 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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16 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Coimbatore
Fly:  27​h
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
Coimbatore

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 (Thu): make a trip to Fifth Avenue, then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City journey builder tool .

Coimbatore, India to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 10 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Coimbatore in March: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studio. And it doesn't end there: hike along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 16°C by day to -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Strip, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then stop by Barneys New York, and finally listen to music at Bellagio Fountains. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in March: highs in San Francisco hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
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Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Union Square ©
Union Square

3
days
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll get in some beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Waimea Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Banzai Pipeline (in Pupukea) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). There's more to do: stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, Banzai Pipeline
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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