16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h
5
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Fort Funston National Park and Exploratorium. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stop by City Lights Booksellers, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco is minus 15 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, admire the masterpieces at Tom Devlin's Monster Museum, then examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Tom Devlin's Monster Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Frenchmen Street, then wander the streets of Royal Street, and then wander the streets of Garden District.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans itinerary builder .

Fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (24°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, and finally shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Duval Street, identify plant and animal life at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, and finally admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West online holiday planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Key West in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Key West due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New Orleans in May; daily highs in Key West reach 34°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

5
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.
Attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island make great kid-friendly stops. Head to Fifth Avenue and Tiles For Americafor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, take a stroll through Times Square, and admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City travel route app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Key West, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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