18 days in United States & Cancun Itinerary

18 days in United States & Cancun Itinerary

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18 days in United States & Cancun Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
1
New York City, United States
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles, United States
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
5
Cancun, Mexico
— 3 nights
End: Cancun, Mexico

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New York City, United States

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.
Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Washington Crossing Historic Park (in Washington Crossing), Princeton University (in Princeton) and Jenkinson's Boardwalk (in Point Pleasant Beach). The adventure continues: stroll around Grounds For Sculpture, snap pictures at The Highlands-Sea Bridge, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Great Adventure, and don't miss a visit to Asbury Park Boardwalk.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online vacation planner .

If you are flying in from Hungary, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grounds For Sculpture, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Six Flags Great Adventure, The Highlands-Sea Bridge, Princeton University
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Grounds For Sculpture ©
Grounds For Sculpture
Washington Crossing Historic Park ©
Washington Crossing Historic Park
Princeton University ©
Princeton University

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, and then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Stanford University.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 August, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

San Jose, Swanton Berry Farm, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Stanford University, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
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Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Stanford University ©
Stanford University
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Helicopter Tours (in Long Beach), Knott's Berry Farm (in Buena Park) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Helicopter Tours, Knott's Berry Farm, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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Las Vegas, United States

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 6th (Fri): see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam and then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally shop like a local with The Strip.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cancun.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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Cancun, Mexico

Cancun ©
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Take a break from Cancun with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Playa del Carmen, about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 11th (Wed) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. There's much more to do: browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village, get in on the family fun at Selvatica, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cancun trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Cancun takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Cancun. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cancun: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Selvatica ©
Selvatica
Scuba & Snorkeling
La Isla Shopping Village ©
La Isla Shopping Village

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