26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Foot + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  8​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 19 nights
End: New York City

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas vacation builder.

New York City to Las Vegas is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf. On your second day here, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, make a trip to Lombard Street, and then stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

19
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.
Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in December; daily highs in New York City reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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