15 days in New York City, San Francisco & Las Vegas Itinerary

15 days in New York City, San Francisco & Las Vegas Itinerary

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15 days in New York City, San Francisco & Las Vegas 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:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cupsogue Beach County Park and Pike's Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip app .

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 train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New York City is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Westhampton Beach
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Pike's Beach ©
Pike's Beach
Times Square ©
Times Square
Cupsogue Beach County Park ©
Cupsogue Beach County Park

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bodega Dunes and Gracianna Winery. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena), Sapphire Hill Winery (in Healdsburg) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). Dedicate the 9th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, sample the tasty concoctions at Cellarmaker Brewing Company, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Bodega Dunes, Goat Rock Beach, V. Sattui Winery, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Wine Tours & Tastings
Bodega Dunes ©
Bodega Dunes

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Helicopter Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Atlatl Rock (in Overton). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Flowers, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Overton, Willow Beach, Helicopter Tours
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The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Helicopter Tours

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