12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
+2
subway + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
3
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: New Delhi

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Get outdoors at Canyon Village Marketplace and Rim Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hermit's Rest and Yavapai Geology Museum. Spend the 24th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: hike along South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Times Square, examine the collection at New York Public Library, make a trip to Central Park, and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect warmer with lows of 15°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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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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