14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Simeon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Riyadh


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2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then test your team's savvy at Escape Hunt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Moody Mansion, then steep yourself in history at Bishop's Palace, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Houston route planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Houston is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Riyadh to Houston due to the time zone difference. In September, Houston is slightly colder than Riyadh - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Galveston
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The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Dallas, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then stroll around Klyde Warren Park.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Dallas online road trip planner .

Getting from Houston to Dallas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Dallas are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

The Escape Game Dallas
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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of Fire State Park and Battlefield Vegas. There's much more to do: have fun at Graceland Wedding Chapel, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, and don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip app .

Getting from Dallas to Las Vegas by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Graceland Wedding Chapel ©
Graceland Wedding Chapel

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, then admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sur day trip planning app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Big Sur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect Big Sur to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Point Lobos
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

2
nights
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle and then enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Seal Rookery.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Simeon online trip planner .

You can drive from Big Sur to San Simeon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Big Sur in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Simeon, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Moonstone Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, and then explore the activities along San Francisco Bay. On the next day, explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning app .

Drive from San Simeon to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from San Simeon, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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