22 days in Las Vegas, West Coast & New York City Itinerary

22 days in Las Vegas, West Coast & New York City Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
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Carmel
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Fort Bragg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Port Orford
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 14th (Fri), examine the collection at The Neon Museum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and finally examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): take a spin around town with Escape Adventures.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Las Vegas. In September, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Sun), take a stroll through Union Square and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Nature

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Carmel

— 4 nights
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Popular historic sites such as Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Carmel Mission are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lovers Point and China Cove and Gibson Beach. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, stroll through Del Mar Beach, tee off at Pebble Beach Golf Links, and stop by The Cheese Shop.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Carmel online trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Get outdoors at Bridalveil Fall and Four Mile Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

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You can drive from Carmel to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Carmel in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Fort Bragg

— 2 nights
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): cruise along Mendocino Coast, get engrossed in the history at Ford House Visitor Center & Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Mendocino Art Center, and finally stop by Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Noyo Beach, admire the majestic nature at Jug Handle State Reserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pudding Creek Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Noyo Headlands Park.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Fort Bragg journey builder site.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Fort Bragg in 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with highs in Fort Bragg at 88°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Port Orford.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Port Orford

— 2 nights
Port Orford is a city in Curry County on the southern coast of Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Cape Blanco Lighthouse, look for gifts at Langlois Market, then get engrossed in the history at Bandon Historical Society Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Coquille Point. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Ophir Beach, then see the interesting displays at Curry Historical Museum, and then kick back and relax at Myers Creek Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Port Orford journey maker.

Traveling by car from Fort Bragg to Port Orford takes 6 hours. Traveling from Fort Bragg in September, you will find days in Port Orford are colder (68°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Port Orford

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Cannon Beach

— 3 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Visiting Haystack Rock and Cannon Beach will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Ecola State Park and Astoria Oregon Riverwalk. Explore Cannon Beach's surroundings by going to Astoria Column (in Astoria) and Cape Lookout State Park (in Tillamook). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light.

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Getting from Port Orford to Cannon Beach by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Visit Manasquan Beach and 8th Ave Jetty for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Shirley to see Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Greenwich Village, get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, and visit Times Square.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City trip tool.

You can fly from Cannon Beach to New York City in 12 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cannon Beach in October; daily highs in New York City reach 70°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips