17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
2
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  13​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning tool .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New York City is minus 5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

1
night
Key West

Key West ©
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.
On the 26th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Fort Zachary Taylor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Key West itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, Key West is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 29th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Grand Canyon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Key West in April: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
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.
On the 1st (Wed), try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then take a stroll through The Strip, and finally make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Union Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Twin Peaks and City Lights Booksellers. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through SoMa, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco online visit planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

2
nights
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 6th (Mon): make a trip to Olmsted Point, then explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in May since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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