17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  13​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, catch a ride on Cable Cars, take a stroll through SoMa, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Helsinki, Finland to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, shop like a local with Spanish Village Art Center, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read San Diego attractions planner.

Fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

4
nights
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.
On the 20th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and shop like a local with Lookout Studio.

Before you visit Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (19°C), and nights are much colder (-3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, New York City is much hotter at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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