19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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 1st (Wed), wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, then don't miss a visit to Times Square, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then contemplate the waterfront views at The Pond.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip site.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
9/11 Memorial
4.7
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Neighborhood
Times Square
3.9

2
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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Georgetown University, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online road trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

4
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. On the 6th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 23°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Rim Trail
5.0
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
4.8

2
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 9th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then take a stroll through The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel route builder website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Strip
4.1
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Specialty Museum
The Mob Museum
4.5

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yosemite Museum Gallery and Yosemite Valley Chapel. Escape the urban bustle at Bridalveil Fall and North Dome. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Valley View, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In May, Yosemite National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 21°C and lows of 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Wed) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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National Park
Bridalveil Fall
4.5
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Geologic Formation
North Dome
4.7

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get great views at Twin Peaks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4
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Science Museum
Exploratorium
4.6

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