14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  9​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg


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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 25th (Fri), go for a walk through Central Park and then explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then take a stroll through Times Square, and then shop like a local with Fifth Avenue.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Johannesburg to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Johannesburg in October, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Goat Island and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in October; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Goat Island ©
Goat Island

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): shop like a local with The Strip, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas vacation builder tool .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. In October, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 30th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then stroll through Four Mile Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally get great views at Washburn Point. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes tour itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for little chillier days in Mammoth Lakes, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Fri), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marshall’s Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of The Embarcadero, and finally make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 3rd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach and then walk around La Jolla Cove.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley Visitor Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and then kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Miami trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Miami takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Diego to Miami, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Diego in November; daily highs in Miami reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Haulover Beach Park, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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