16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, get interesting insight from Tours, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City travel itinerary planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Dubai to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
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.
Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Nicholas Canyon Beach. Get outdoors at Will Rogers State Beach and Zuma Beach. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Manhattan Beach to see Manhattan Beach about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Contemporary Art, stroll through Santa Monica Bay, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday planner.

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. Traveling from New York City in August, Los Angeles is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Sonoma Coast State Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Bodega Dunes in Bodega (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Chinatown, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, kick back and relax at Seahurst Beach Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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