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
— 9 nights
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: New York City

9
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.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Narwhal Yacht Charters and Hudson River Greenway. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (in Hyde Park) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

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

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In June in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

2
nights
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 11th (Tue): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Washington DC itinerary site .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Washington DC hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 13th (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, take in the history at Chalmette National Historical Park, and then make a trip to Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip builder website .

You can fly from Washington DC to New Orleans in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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 16th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Tusayan Museum, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On your second day here, examine the collection at Kolb Studio and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online route planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from New Orleans in June, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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