18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
Fly + Bus:  13​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  7​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Vilnius

3
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'll explore and learn at 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library. Times Square and St. Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, stroll through Central Park, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning website .

Vilnius, Lithuania to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vilnius in November: high temperatures in New York City hover around 16°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

3
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: hike along Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, shop like a local with Lookout Studio, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder .

Getting from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in November, plan for much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, then try to win big at New York New York Casino, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Glacier Point. The adventure continues: trek along North Dome, stroll around Mariposa Grove, explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park holiday builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

2
nights
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 10th (Thu): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and then wander the streets of SoMa.

For photos and other tourist information, read San Francisco road trip app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 12th (Sat), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect Seattle to be a bit cooler, temps between 9°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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