16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Lido Beach and Point Lookout Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip app.

Guangzhou, China to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Guangzhou to New York City, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Guangzhou in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 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

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

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 5th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can 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.
On the 6th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online visit planner.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
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): shop like a local with The Strip, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then have fun at Paris Las Vegas. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

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You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in October; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Santa Monica State Beach, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows 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

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Relax by the water at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get great views at Twin Peaks, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and learn about all things military at USS Pampanito.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planning website.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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