36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Bus:  14 h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
3
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Kingman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
9
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  17 h
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt (in Hyde Park) and Philadelphia (Rodin Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, take a stroll through Times Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to New York City is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or fly. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in May; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Philadelphia, Hyde Park, Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step off the beaten path and head to Starved Rock State Park and Lakefront Trail. For shopping fun, head to The Magnificent Mile or Chicago Cultural Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Milwaukee (Milwaukee Public Museum & Harley-Davidson Museum) and Peru (Baker Lake Park & Westclox Museum). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, see the interesting displays at Museum of Contemporary Photography, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago attractions tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Chicago are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Milwaukee, Peru, Starved Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 22nd (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at Pima Air and Space Museum, then learn about all things military at Titan Missile Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Tucson tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Tucson takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Tucson, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in May: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 36°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Titan Missile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of the city life by going to Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock. Step off the beaten path and head to Devil's Bridge Trail and Montezuma Castle National Monument. There's much more to do: hike along Airport Mesa, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), stroll through West Fork Oak Creek Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sedona vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Tucson to Sedona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in May, expect Sedona to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Page trip planner.

Drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Desert View Watchtower. There's much more to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, stroll through North Kaibab Trail, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park route maker app.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 0°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kingman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Off-Road Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Riverfront, examine the collection at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, and then go for a walk through Riverwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): try to win big at Regency Casino, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then admire the engineering at Davis Dam.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kingman route planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Kingman in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Kingman: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kingman

Casinos Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Laughlin
Highlights from your plan
Regency Casino ©
Regency Casino
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Boat Tours & Water Sports

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Off-Road Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Shelby American Inc. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip app.

Traveling by car from Kingman to Las Vegas takes 2 hours. Traveling from Kingman to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kingman in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Explore hidden gems such as Marin Headlands and Muir Woods National Monument. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Santa Cruz (West Cliff Drive & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Balloon Rides (in Napa). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, learn about winemaking at Stuhlmuller Vineyards, and stroll through Lands End.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip app.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in San Francisco at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Healdsburg, Marin Headlands, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands