23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + bus:  17​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  14​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + foot:  9​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The High Line. Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and World Trade Center Memorial Foundation. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, stroll around Washington Square Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to New York City is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to New York City. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chinatown, Union Square, Lands End, and other attractions. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands. Explore hidden gems such as Musee Mecanique and Cable Car Museum. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get great views at Twin Peaks, and visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to San Simeon.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Seal Rookery, then do a tasting at Moonstone Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Stolo Family Winery & Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Hearst Ranch Winery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Simeon route builder tool .

Drive from San Francisco to San Simeon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in San Simeon to be little chillier, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Simeon

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Cambria
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Seal Rookery ©
Elephant Seal Rookery
Moonstone Cellars ©
Moonstone Cellars

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Echo Park as well as Universal CityWalk Hollywood. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Broad, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, examine the collection at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally make a trip to Universal CityWalk Hollywood. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, stroll around Echo Park, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel route planner .

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Simeon in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 19°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2
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 10th (Thu), examine the collection at The Mob Museum. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. St. Patrick's Cathedral and Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Poughkeepsie to see Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park about 1h 45 min away. Enjoy New York City some more: explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, examine the collection at New York Public Library, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online tour planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New York City is 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection