20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
2
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
3
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
7
San Diego
— 1 night
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Speed Boats Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in September; daily highs in New York City reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City travel planning site.

You can fly from New York City to Salt Lake City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from New York City in September, with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:
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Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip planning site.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, you will find days in Jackson Hole are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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 12th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday planning website.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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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 14th (Mon), add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 15th (Tue), shop like a local with Spanish Village Art Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego online visit planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, San Diego is much hotter at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Head to Montana Avenue and Amoeba Musicfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Third Street Promenade). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

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Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellers. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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