17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Gateway National Recreation in Sandy Hook, approximately Sandy Hook away. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online travel route planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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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 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip site.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in May, with highs in Las Vegas at 36°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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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.
On the 14th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, get great views at Lookout Studio, and stroll through Rim Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are much colder (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Venice Canals Walkway and Watts Towers. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). There's still lots to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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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.
Relax by the water at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden, shop like a local with City Lights Booksellers, and enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers

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