13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  17​h
End: London

4
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.
Attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, steep yourself in history at Federal Hall, see the sky in a new way at Rose Center for Earth and Space, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planning website .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from London in May, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Crissy Field make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, have fun at RocketBoat, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and stroll through Lincoln Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
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.
On the 7th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Powell Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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