16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take a stroll through Union Square, then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the next day, take a stroll around Civic Center, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to San Francisco is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Johannesburg to San Francisco. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elizabeth Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at North Dome, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
North Dome ©
North Dome

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 20th (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, look for gifts at Barneys New York, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, browse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars, then don't miss a visit to The Strip, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip builder website.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 17.5 hours. In April, Las Vegas is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
Kids will enjoy Grand Canyon South Rim and Yavapai Geology Museum. Get outdoors at Bright Angel Trail and Tonto Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Widforss Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Marketfor plenty of shopping. Kids will enjoy Central Park and Shopping Girlfriend NYC. The adventure continues: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and look for gifts at Tiffany & Co..

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 8°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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