17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly + Bus:  25​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Jerusalem

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.
On the 16th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Jerusalem, Israel to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Jerusalem to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Jerusalem in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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 18th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then have fun at Las Vegas Shooting Center, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker .

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 changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Las Vegas Shooting Center ©
Las Vegas Shooting Center

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 20th (Sun), examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego online tour planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and examine the collection at Travel Town.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online route planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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