19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
+3
Fly + foot + bus + train:  6​h 30​min
4
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
End: Los Angeles

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Paul the Apostle, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New York City. In June, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
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 1st (Mon): admire the striking features of George Washington's Mount Vernon, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Marine Corps, and then take a stroll through Old Town. Keep things going the next day: walk around Waterfront Park, then take in the waterfront at Old Town Waterfront, then get a taste of the local shopping with Torpedo Factory Art Center, and finally go for a stroll along the water at Harborfront Area.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Washington DC online travel route planner .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Alexandria, Harborfront Area, National Museum of the Marine Corps, George Washington's Mount Vernon
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls tour planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect Niagara Falls to be little chillier, temps between 81°F and 63°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Miami.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Outdoors Museums

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 3rd (Wed), browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and then wander the streets of Lincoln Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): explore and take pictures at American Airlines Arena, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and finally take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Niagara Falls to Miami in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in July; daily highs in Miami reach 91°F and lows reach 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing), Palo Alto (Stanford Memorial Church & Stanford University) and Cuesta Park (in Mountain View). And it doesn't end there: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, contemplate the long history of Winchester Mystery House, get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and explore and take pictures at West Cliff Drive.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday planner.

You can fly from Miami to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Miami, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Palo Alto, Santa Cruz, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Cuesta Park, Winchester Mystery House
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Helicopter Tours
Stanford University ©
Stanford University

2
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.
For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 83°F and lows reach 66°F. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and wander the streets of The Strip.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
You've now added Universal Studios Hollywood to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles attractions planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 66°F. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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