10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Columbus

1
night
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 4th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning app .

Columbus to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Columbus to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbus in October, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 73°F and 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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 6th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and then shop like a local with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Titanic, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at The National WWII Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 66°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

2
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Get in touch with nature at The Turtle Hospital and The Overseas Highway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Key West: Sombrero Beach (in Marathon) and Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key). There's more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary site .

You can fly from New Orleans to Key West in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: high temperatures in Key West hover around 86°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Central Park and then steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in October, you will find days in New York City are slightly colder (70°F), and nights are colder (57°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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