18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Stockholm to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and finally examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame
Madame Tussauds -  Las Vegas ©
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas

3
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 21st (Thu), get great views at Hopi Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Yaki Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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 June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are much colder (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Natural Bridges National Monument.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Moki Dugway, Bluff Fort Historic Site, Forrest Gump Point, Natural Bridges National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridges National Monument ©
Natural Bridges National Monument
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 27th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park day trip tool .

Drive from Monument Valley to Zion National Park in 6 hours. When traveling from Monument Valley in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 12°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

5
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.
Gateway National Recreation and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Bronx Zoo and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Zion National Park to New York City in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to New York City is 2 hours. When traveling from Zion National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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