17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

17 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read New York City road trip planning website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to New York City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in March, with highs in New York City at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip site.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

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.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take an unforgettable tour with Air Adventures Helicopter Tours.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Key West travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in March; daily highs in Key West reach 30°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Key West

Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Sevier Distilling Company, sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Shine Company, sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Shine Co., then do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip planner.

Fly from Key West to Gatlinburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Key West in March: highs in Gatlinburg hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse ©
Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse

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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online tour planner.

You can fly from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Gatlinburg in March, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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 29th (Mon): stroll through Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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