16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Guangzhou
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Guangzhou

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.
Let the collections at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art capture your imagination. Relax by the water at Point Lookout Beach and Lido Beach. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade, and explore the striking landscape of Hamilton Grange National Memorial.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City route planning website .

Guangzhou, China to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from China Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 13 hours. In October, New York City is slightly colder than Guangzhou - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Point Lookout Beach, Lido Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally browse the exhibits of Independence Hall.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip builder website .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Cable Car Museum. Visit Marshall’s Beach and China Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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