12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Kuwait City

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Sat), take a stroll through SoMa, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and then take a stroll through Union Square. On the next day, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip site .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Kuwait City to San Francisco. When traveling from Kuwait City in October, plan for much colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

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
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 15th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, 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 see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas travel route planning site .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get great views at Yaki Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace and then trek along Rim Trail.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (22°C), and nights are colder (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Appreciate the collections at American Museum of Natural History and Ellis Island. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fifth Avenue, go for a walk through Central Park, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City is 3 hours. In October, New York City is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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