17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Cairo


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1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco Urban Adventures has been added to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder website .

Cairo, Egypt to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cairo in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. On the 13th (Sat), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nightlife Tours

3
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Running Horse Ranch and Balloon Rides. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town Temecula and Virga Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo), San Clemente Coastal Trail (in San Clemente) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Oceanside). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, enjoy the sand and surf at Crystal Cove, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning tool .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Temecula, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Camarillo Premium Outlets, San Clemente Coastal Trail
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Old Town Temecula ©
Old Town Temecula
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch

1
night
Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). On the 17th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Harmony Cellars, admire the natural beauty at Cambria Nursery & Florist, then do a tasting at Hearst Ranch Winery, then cruise along Moonstone Beach Dr, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Leffingwell Landing.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cambria trip site .

Drive from Los Angeles to Cambria in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in April since evenings lows in Cambria dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hearst Ranch Winery, Harmony Cellars
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Leffingwell Landing ©
Leffingwell Landing
Harmony Cellars ©
Harmony Cellars
Hearst Ranch Winery ©
Hearst Ranch Winery

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 18th (Thu), hike along Scenic Road Walkway, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, then make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and finally go for a walk through Ocean Avenue.

Start your trip to Carmel by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Cambria to Carmel in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Cambria, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Carmel, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, then hike along Four Mile Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then get great views at Valley View, then view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park visit planning site .

Traveling by car from Carmel to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. When traveling from Carmel in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 17°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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night
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.
On the 21st (Sun), stroll through Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary, explore the landscape on two wheels at Henry Hudson Trail, and then head outdoors with Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then look for gifts at Sahadi's Specialty and Fine Foods.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to New York City in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April since evenings lows in New York City dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary, Henry Hudson Trail, Sahadi's
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 23rd (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve, and then hike along Cowles Bog. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakefront Trail, then look for all kinds of wild species at Prairie Wolf Slough, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Hawthorn Hollow - Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chicago vacation tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Chicago when traveling from New York City in April, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Chesterton, Hawthorn Hollow - Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum, Prairie Wolf Slough
Highlights from your plan
Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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 your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel route builder .

You can fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Chicago in April, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Little Finland
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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