17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  10​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
3
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  8​h 30​min
5
Malibu
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
San Jose
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Glasgow


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2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Times Square. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Make your New York City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Glasgow, UK to New York City is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Glasgow to New York City is minus 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Glasgow in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral and then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planning tool .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Gulf State Park.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Orange Beach day trip website .

Getting from Washington DC to Orange Beach by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Orange Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, you will find days in Orange Beach are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Gulf State Park
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park

2
nights
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.
On the 1st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally wander the streets of Garden District.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans journey planner.

Traveling by car from Orange Beach to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. While traveling from Orange Beach, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 3rd (Sun), get a taste of life in the country at Paramount Ranch, see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, and then take a leisurely stroll along Malibu Pier. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at El Matador State Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zuma Beach.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Malibu online route maker .

Traveling by combination of flight, tram, and bus from New Orleans to Malibu takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, tram, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Malibu is minus 2 hours. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Malibu, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Paramount Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Paramount Ranch ©
Paramount Ranch
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then look for gifts at Bergamot Station, and finally see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, then wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Los Angeles vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Malibu to Los Angeles in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Malibu in November, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 7th (Thu), shop like a local with Santana Row and then delve into the mystery of Winchester Mystery House.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Jose takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, San Jose is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Santana Row ©
Santana Row

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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.
Let the collections at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum capture your imagination. For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday planning app .

Fly from San Jose to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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