10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  26​h
1
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h
5
Washington DC
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Johannesburg


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1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 2nd (Sat), wander the streets of Pike Place Market, shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Seattle vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Seattle is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Seattle is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Johannesburg in November, plan for colder days in Seattle, with highs around 13°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 3rd (Sun), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, then explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, and finally steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Twin Peaks, then steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, then make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally take a stroll through Union Square.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
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 5th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then get great views at Powell Point, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary 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 take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -6°C, while days are little chillier, around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The National Archives Museum ©
The National Archives Museum

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.
On the 8th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

Plan my day in New York City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. November in New York City sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) 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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