8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Chincoteague Island
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

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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: walk around Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in November, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, walk around Golden Gate Park, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco attractions planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 64°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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day
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip planning app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC. In November, Washington DC is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Chincoteague Island.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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night
Chincoteague Island

Chincoteague Island ©
Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): let the kids burn off some steam at Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chincoteague Island trip maker .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Chincoteague Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Chincoteague Island are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Chincoteague Island

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge ©
Chincoteague Veteran's Memorial Park ©

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