16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Mariposa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  2​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
End: New York City

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of The Embarcadero, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

Plan a San Francisco trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 30th (Fri), kick back and relax at Sand Harbor and then take in the exciting artwork at Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Tallac Historic Site, then step into the grandiose world of Vikingsholm, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baldwin Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Mariposa.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sand Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery ©
Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery

2
nights
Mariposa

Mariposa ©
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
Visiting Glacier Point and Vernal Fall will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mariposa: Yosemite National Park (Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, El Capitan, & more). It doesn't end there: stop by Casto Oaks Fine Wine and Arts.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Mariposa road trip tool .

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Mariposa by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September, things will get a bit warmer in Mariposa: highs are around 38°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Mariposa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and Pinball Hall of Fame. Let the collections at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum capture your imagination. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and try to win big at Casino at Luxor Las Vegas.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Mariposa to Las Vegas with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mariposa in September since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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 Hamilton Grange National Memorial and The Pond will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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