13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Beirut

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.
To find ratings and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Las Vegas is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to Las Vegas is minus 10 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, then look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and then trek along Rim Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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 17th (Wed): examine the collection at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, then wander the streets of Montana Avenue, and finally explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, then kick back and relax at Playa Del Rey Beach, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Montana Avenue
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
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.
On the 19th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at North Dome, admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are colder with lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Wildlife Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
North Dome ©
North Dome
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery

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 (Sat): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally wander the streets of Union Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and finally take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, wander the streets of Times Square, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and don't miss a visit to Central Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, New York City is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to 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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