8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Wilmington
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Wilmington

1
night
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 27th (Sat): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing planning tool .

Wilmington to San Francisco is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Wilmington to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Wilmington, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Las Vegas at 80°F and lows at 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Powell Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 62°F to lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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 the views from Brooklyn Bridge, take a stroll through Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Expect much warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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