20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  25​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Manhattan Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


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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: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, stroll around The High Line, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to New York City is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

3
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Mammoth Mountain, make a trip to Half Dome, and trek along Earthquake Fault.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Mammoth Lakes takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in September, plan for slightly colder days in Mammoth Lakes, with highs around 27°C, while nights are colder with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and enjoy breathtaking views from Grandview Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by car from Mammoth Lakes to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
You've now added Venice Beach and Boardwalk to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Manhattan Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
nights
Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach is a city in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, United States, on the Pacific coast south of El Segundo, and north of Hermosa Beach. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Manhattan Beach Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Hermosa Beach Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Redondo Beach Pier, then kick back and relax at Zuma Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Carbon Beach, and finally walk around Ocean View Park.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Manhattan Beach tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Manhattan Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Manhattan Beach, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Manhattan Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, Hermosa Beach Pier, Redondo Beach Pier, Ocean View Park
Highlights from your plan
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 11th (Fri), make a trip to Coit Tower, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Golden Gate Park and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Manhattan Beach to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Manhattan Beach in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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