8 days in New York State, San Francisco & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in New York State, San Francisco & Las Vegas Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
San Francisco
— 1 night
Las Vegas
— 3 nights


New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City sightseeing tool.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City due to the time zone difference. In May, New York City is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Francisco using our trip planner.

Fly from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 25th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

New York State travel guide

Observation Decks · Scenic Walking Areas · Monuments
The Empire State
Home to the country's most populous city, the state of New York is a major gateway for immigration into the United States, but also one of the nation's prime holiday destinations. Take a trip down the state's numerous wilderness trails and scenic roads to visit quaint small towns, sandy beaches, historical estates, and artist colonies. Though the majority of visitors head for the big-city restaurants, theaters, and museums, you can venture deeper into the rugged and remote mountain areas to discover a world of picturesque forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York also boasts the nation's largest forest preserve, encompassing much of the northeastern lobe of the state.