18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  20​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Twin Peaks. For shopping fun, head to Union Square or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and kick back and relax at Baker Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to San Francisco is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. In April, San Francisco is colder than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach

3
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, stop by Rick's Restorations, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and have fun at Discount Firearms & Ammo.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Nature
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Canyon Village Marketplace. On the 20th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Tonto Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and get outside with Shoshone Point.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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.
Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYC. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, stop by Tiffany & Co., pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New York City, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Shopping, #Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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