14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Syracuse
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h
2
Buena Vista
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
End: New York City

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 28th (Mon), stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, then see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Ford's Theatre, browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market, then examine the collection at Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel planner.

Syracuse to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Syracuse in August, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Arlington
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 30th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Leadville, Colorado & Southern Railroad and then browse the exhibits of Temple Israel Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Buena Vista itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Buena Vista takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect nights in Buena Vista to be colder, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Leadville
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Temple Israel ©
Temple Israel

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like City Lights Booksellers & Publishers and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, explore the engaging exhibits at The Exploratorium, and stop by Union Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Buena Vista to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Buena Vista to San Francisco. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Buena Vista in September, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to New Orleans in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in New Orleans reach 34°C and lows reach 28°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): make a trip to Times Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City tour planner.

Getting from New Orleans to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New Orleans in September; daily highs in New York City reach 30°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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