9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
5
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Durham

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip website .

Durham to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Durham to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Durham in November, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
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 18th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Titanic, then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

Plan my day in Las Vegas using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
day
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 20th (Wed), wander the streets of Royal Street and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (62°F), and nights are a bit warmer (61°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, then browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and finally brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and then admire the majestic nature at Bahia Honda State Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Key West vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Key West. Traveling from New Orleans in November, expect Key West to be a bit warmer, temps between 81°F and 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Overseas Highway ©
The Overseas Highway
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then wander the streets of Times Square.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Getting from Key West to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Key West in November: high temperatures in New York City hover around 57°F and lows are around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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