8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

8 days in United States Itinerary

New York City
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
New York City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center and then make a trip to Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): make a trip to Empire State Building and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 58°F and lows are around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
days
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and finally take in the waterfront at Mallory Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Duval Street and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Key West by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Key West is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: highs in Key West hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Dolphin & Whale Watching

Similar Plans

10 days in United States BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in United States BY A USER FROM TURKEY December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM BRAZIL February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM TURKEY July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 33 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans