16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Dallas

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.
Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi Housefor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning tool .

Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 32°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 69°F. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

4
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.
Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Union Square and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of Chinatown, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 69°F and lows reach 53°F. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Union Square ©
Union Square
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then stroll through Alki Beach, then stop by Chukar Cherries, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May in Seattle, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read New York City online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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