7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Colombo
Fly:  26​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
3
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Colombo

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 8th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool .

Colombo, Sri Lanka to San Francisco is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Colombo to San Francisco, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, San Francisco is colder than Colombo - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Pima Point, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Pima Point ©
Pima Point
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

2
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: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip maker .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in New York City, with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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