9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
End: Tampa

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 13th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island and then catch a ride on Cable Cars. On the next day, stroll through Golden Gate Park, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip tool .

Tampa to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Tampa in May, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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

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.
On the 15th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in May since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
day
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Nashville takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Nashville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Nashville: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours

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, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planner.

Fly from Nashville to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in May, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can 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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