15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+2
train + Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Exeter

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Times Square, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary builder tool .

Exeter, UK to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to New York City is minus 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Washington DC hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

1
night
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 (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park route maker website .

Getting from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of train, flight, and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
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.
On the 9th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 11th (Sat), trek along North Dome, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): get great views at Tunnel View, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. In May, Yosemite National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 21°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tunnel View ©
Tunnel View

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. On the next day, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then make a trip to Golden Gate Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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