20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Larnaca
Fly + bus:  16​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Larnaca

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Head to Fifth Avenue and Seaport District NYCfor plenty of shopping. Step out of New York City to go to New Paltz and see DM Weil Gallery, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, learn about all things military at KGB Espionage Museum, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Larnaca, Cyprus to New York City is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Larnaca to New York City, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Larnaca in May, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

DM Weil Gallery
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Zoological Park, Jefferson Memorial, National Mall, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Kreeger Museum. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Newseum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC vacation planner .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Washington DC hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. The Strip and Titanic are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Nostalgia Street Rods, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in May; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 36°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Clark County Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. There's much more to do: get curious at Exploratorium, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip app .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Annenberg Community Beach House. Shop till you drop at Hammer Museum and Craft Contemporary. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, wander the streets of Montana Avenue, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market.

For ratings and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder app .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Hammer Museum ©
Hammer Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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