12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  15​h
1
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  12​h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Saint Louis
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
6
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Istanbul


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1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Make your Miami Beach itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Istanbul, Turkey to Miami Beach is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight, tram, and bus. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and tram. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Miami Beach is minus 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Istanbul in May, with highs in Miami Beach at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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 27th (Sun), stroll through South Kaibab Trail, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Miami Beach in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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 29th (Tue): browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then look for gifts at Barneys New York, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are much warmer (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©
Barneys New York ©
Barneys New York

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 30th (Wed), take a stroll through Union Square, wander the streets of SoMa, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning site .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

1
day
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Saint Louis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Saint Louis. In June, Saint Louis is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

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

Fly from Saint Louis to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Washington DC is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Washington DC are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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 3rd (Sun): take a stroll through Fifth Avenue and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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