23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
6
Orlando, Florida
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New York City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Johannesburg, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Johannesburg to New York City. Traveling from Johannesburg in November, expect nights in New York City to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are much colder, around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 6th (Wed), witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 0°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, things will get much hotter in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Bright Angel Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 17th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Orlando driving holiday site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando is 2 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, with highs in Orlando at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Orlando to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Orlando, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol

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