10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Arcata
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online road trip planner .

Washington DC to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. In September, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) 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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marshall’s Beach and Fort Funston National Park. Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach, stroll around Golden Gate Park, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in San Francisco at 76°F and lows at 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arcata.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

1
night
Arcata

Arcata ©
Arcata, originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll through Camel Rock, then cruise along Redwood Highway, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Arcata trip maker app .

Explore your travel options from San Francisco to Arcata with the Route module. In September, Arcata is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 65°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Arcata

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Humboldt Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex, Redwood Highway, Camel Rock
Highlights from your plan

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore and take pictures at The High Line, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City journey tool .

Explore your travel options from Arcata to New York City with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Arcata to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from Arcata in September, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 80°F and lows about 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

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