20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 6 nights
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Go for a jaunt from New York City to New Paltz to see DM Weil Gallery about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip maker.

Larnaca, Cyprus to New York City is an approximately 17-hour 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to take a train 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 ©
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 list of things to see and do now includes National Zoological Park, Jefferson Memorial, National Mall, and other attractions. Start 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, then admire nature's wide array of creatures 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Capitol Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to 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.
Let the collections at The Mob Museum and Clark County Heritage Museum capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and Titanic. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel route builder site.

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In May, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning app.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · 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.
The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Annenberg Community Beach House and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, shop like a local with The Grove, and take a stroll through Montana Avenue.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time 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
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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