21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Honolulu
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Kihei
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Volcano
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h
6
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Jerusalem

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at China Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jerusalem in September: highs in San Francisco hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kailua Beach Park and Waimea Bay. Get some cultural insight at USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Haleiwa to see Sunset Beach Park about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Waikiki Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park, appreciate the history behind King Kamehameha Statue, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Honolulu at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

2
nights
Kihei

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
On the 1st (Sun), take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Ulua Beach, and then stroll through Wailea Beach.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Kihei vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Kihei in 2.5 hours. In September in Kihei, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Volcano.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wailea, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ulua Beach ©
Ulua Beach
Helicopter Tours

1
night
Volcano

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get impressive views of Kīlauea and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trailhead.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Volcano trip generator.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Kihei to Volcano in 3 hours. Traveling from Kihei in October, you will find days in Volcano are little chillier (33°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Kīlauea ©
Kīlauea

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.
On the 4th (Wed), make a trip to The Strip, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, then stop by Barneys New York, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Volcano to Las Vegas takes 11.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Volcano to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Volcano in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Las Vegas, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Ogunquit.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ogunquit online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Ogunquit takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In October, Ogunquit is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 18°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway

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.
9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art, and shop like a local with Fifth Avenue.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online itinerary creator.

Getting from Ogunquit to New York City by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ogunquit in October; daily highs in New York City reach 23°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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 ©

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