11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  8​h 30​min
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, wander the streets of Times Square, then make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Long Beach and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City travel itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art and then push the limits with an extreme tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Las Vegas in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Fri), take in a show at Hopi House, admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mather Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 31°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then look for gifts at Guitar Center, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Santa Monica Beach, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and then see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles custom trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 10th (Tue), see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 56°F. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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