21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Accra
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Accra

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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and M&M'S World New York. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at Museum Of Chinese In America, go for a walk through Central Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City travel itinerary planner.

Accra, Ghana to New York City is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Ghana Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Accra in December, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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 ©

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.
Do your shopping at The Strip and Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at The Venetian, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and look for gifts at Barneys New York.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

Getting from New York City to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Wharf and Twin Peaks. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, make a trip to Ghirardelli Square, wander the streets of The Castro, and shop like a local with Union Square.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grove and Hollywood & Highland. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Beach, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 23°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Let the collections at The National WWII Museum and Mardi Gras World capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garden District and Royal Street. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to French Quarter, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, try to win big at Fair Grounds Race Course, and see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans itinerary planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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