10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h
End: New York City

2
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, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to New York City. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 2nd (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at White House, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
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.
On the 4th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 87°F and lows reach 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 5th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then stroll through Alcatraz Island.

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Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, San Francisco is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 69°F and lows of 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 7th (Mon), stroll through New Orleans City Park, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, wander the streets of French Quarter, and then meet the residents at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

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Getting from San Francisco to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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