20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Bus:  12 h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
2
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
3
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
7
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Tel Aviv

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.
Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and East River Waterfront Esplanade. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: make a trip to Central Park, get interesting insight from Tours, stop by Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in New York City

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

1
night
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 6th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City day trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Salt Lake City in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Salt Lake City is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Salt Lake City. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 7:
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Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

2
nights
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.
On the 7th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District. Keep things going the next day: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Salt Lake City in September, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 3°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), you're off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, thenstroll through Artist Point, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip builder tool.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in September, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then wander the streets of The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas holiday planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 39°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in a show at Hopi House, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website.

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. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:
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 14th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center and then walk around La Jolla Cove.

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

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and tram. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center

2
nights
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Montana Avenue and Amoeba Music. Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Third Street Promenade). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, shop like a local with The Grove, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip builder.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a memorable tour with Tours, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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