13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London


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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.
You've added Dumbo, Times Square, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, then snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and finally walk around Brooklyn Bridge Park. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Central Park, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then examine the collection at New York Public Library, then make a trip to Empire State Building, and finally wander the streets of Times Square.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City road trip tool .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Washington Monument, U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, appreciate the history behind Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Phoenix.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trip

U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sonoran Outdoor Adventures. On the 25th (Fri), get in touch with nature with Sonoran Outdoor Adventures.

Find out how to plan Phoenix trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Phoenix takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in October; daily highs in Phoenix reach 38°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours
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Sonoran Outdoor Adventures ©
Sonoran Outdoor Adventures

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.
You've added Rim Trail, Lipan Point, Grand Canyon South Rim, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and finally get great views at Hopi Point. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

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You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in October, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 22°C and lows at 0°C. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

few
hours
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Horseshoe Bend as well as Horseshoe Bend Slot Canyon Tours. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): capture your vacation like a pro with Horseshoe Bend Slot Canyon Tours and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Page online itinerary builder .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect Page to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 12°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Horseshoe Bend Slot Canyon Tours ©
Horseshoe Bend Slot Canyon Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
You've added Inspiration Point, Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, Bryce Point, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get great views at Inspiration Point.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online journey planner .

You can drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and car. Traveling from Page in October, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

1
night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pa'rus Trail, The Narrows and Canyon Overlook Trail. On the 29th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Canyon Overlook Trail and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Pa'rus Trail.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip website .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, with highs in Zion National Park at 27°C and lows at 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Canyon Overlook Trail ©
Canyon Overlook Trail

few
hours
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.
To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online tour planner .

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Zion National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 18°C. On the 30th (Wed), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Doc Miles Photo Tours as well as Twin Peaks. On the 31st (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, then get great views at Twin Peaks, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): walk around Golden Gate Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and then see the top attractions with Doc Miles Photo Tours.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation tool .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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