40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6​h 45​min
8
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
13
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
14
New York City
— 9 nights
Bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre has been added to your itinerary. Visit Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge for their historical value. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Mumm Napa (in Rutherford). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, trek along Lands End, and take a stroll through Union Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour builder app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Mumm Napa, Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 15th (Sun), explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

1
night
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. On the 16th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Wawona attractions planning site .

You can drive from Monterey to Wawona in 4 hours. Traveling from Monterey in September, you will find days in Wawona are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Venture Gallery and then kick back and relax at Del Monte Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Monterey trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Wawona to Monterey in 4 hours. Traveling from Wawona in September, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Monterey

Beaches Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Del Monte Beach ©
Del Monte Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): do a tasting at Hearst Ranch Winery.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read San Simeon tour planning app .

Drive from Monterey to San Simeon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Monterey, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 13°C. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Simeon

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Artifacts Gallery
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Artifacts Gallery ©
Artifacts Gallery
Hearst Ranch Winery ©
Hearst Ranch Winery

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and California Science Center. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Rancho Palos Verdes to see Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, browse the different shops at The Grove, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles visit planning site .

You can drive from San Simeon to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from San Simeon in September, plan for slightly colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Santa Monica Pier, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lions, Tigers & Bears. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach, get some fabulous bargains at Las Americas Premium Outlets, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Diego online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Williams.

Things to do in San Diego

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Coronado Beach, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Dolphin & Whale Watching
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

1
night
Williams

Williams
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Williams trip itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from San Diego to Williams in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Williams due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Williams hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 9°C. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Williams

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
day
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.
On the 28th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Williams to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Page trip planning app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect Page to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

2
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Kanab Heritage Museum, examine the collection at Little Hollywood Movie Museum, then contemplate the long history of Moqui Cave, then look for gifts at The Rock Stop, and finally identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Old Paria, then explore the striking landscape at Checkerboard Mesa, then walk around Jacob Hamblin Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage House Museum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanab trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Page to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Page in September since evenings lows in Kanab dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

The Rock Stop, Checkerboard Mesa
Highlights from your plan
Checkerboard Mesa ©
Checkerboard Mesa
The Rock Stop ©
The Rock Stop
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get some cultural insight at The Strip and Pinball Hall of Fame. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, have fun at Strip Gun Club, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and explore the galleries of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Kanab to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kanab to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kanab in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©

5
nights
Orlando

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.
You'll explore and learn at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology. Shop till you drop at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets and The LEGO Store. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Crystal River). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, see Kennedy Space Center Shop, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Orlando by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, Orlando is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan

9
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 inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Independence National Historical Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt & Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum), Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley) and Eastern State Penitentiary (in Philadelphia). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Met Cloisters, make a trip to Empire State Building, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in October, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Philadelphia, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Bushkill Falls, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan

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