15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Durban

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, don't miss a visit to Ellis Island, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City sightseeing planner.

Durban, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Durban to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Durban in June since evenings lows in New York City dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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 21st (Sun): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. On the next day, examine the collection at The Getty Center, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online journey planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lions, Tigers & Bears and then stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo and then step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas tour itinerary maker app .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 29°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

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