8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 day
+2
subway + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
3
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Chennai


1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 14th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Chennai, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Chennai to San Francisco, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in October, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
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 15th (Mon): get great views at Yaki Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and finally get great views at Powell Point. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell 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, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City itinerary planning site .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, New York City is warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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