13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jersey City
Drive:  15​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 1 day
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 30​min
End: Jersey 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.
On the 7th (Sat), explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: go for a walk through Central Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City travel itinerary planner.

Jersey City to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls custom trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, Niagara Falls is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

2
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Las Vegas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Niagara Falls in October, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park as well as Universal Studios Hollywood. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Tioga Pass and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 21°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 18th (Wed), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street

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