16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 1 night
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then admire the majestic nature at Hook Mountain State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, go for a walk through Times Square, and then wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City visit planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in March, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hook Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 4th (Wed), browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, thentake a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then stroll through Alcatraz Island. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Union Square, thenstroll through Fort Funston National Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in March, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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.
On the 6th (Fri), shop like a local with The Grove, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, don't miss a visit to Montana Avenue, and then identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Do your shopping at Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studio. Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Do your shopping at The Strip and Barneys New York. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online visit planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March: highs in Las Vegas hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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