15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Austin

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.
Visiting Point Lookout Beach and Hallett Nature Sanctuary will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Lido Beach (in Lido Beach) and 8th Ave Jetty (in Asbury Park). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Times Square, stroll around Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to New York City is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Abu Dhabi in August, plan for colder days in New York City, with highs around 34°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lido Beach, 8th Ave Jetty, Point Lookout Beach
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, then get to know the fascinating history of Royal Street, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally take a stroll through Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Woldenberg Park.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans journey planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Mount Charleston and see Spring Mountains Visitor Center, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: shop like a local with The Strip, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Marshall’s Beach and Fort Funston National Park. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. Step out of San Francisco to go to Moss Landing and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, kick back and relax at China Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, and tee off at Lincoln Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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