21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 7 nights
End: New York City

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollyhock House as well as La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route planning website .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Hollyhock House ©
Hollyhock House

4
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.
The Mob Museum and The National Atomic Testing Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at China Beach and Marshall’s Beach. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Pescadero to see Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

7
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.
Visit Gateway National Recreation and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. Visit Ponquogue Beach and Jenkinson's Boardwalk for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Gunnison Beach (in Sandy Hook) and Belmar Beach (in Belmar). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore and take pictures at Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sandy Hook, Ponquogue Beach, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Belmar Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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