7 days in Western US Itinerary

7 days in Western US Itinerary

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7 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  4​h
3
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Newark

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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Newark to Las Vegas is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In April, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Newark - with highs of 80°F and lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then stroll through Golden Gate Park. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco planning app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in April; daily highs in Seattle reach 61°F and lows reach 46°F. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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