14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
North Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
6
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h
End: Johannesburg

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Frick Collection. Get some cultural insight at 9/11 Memorial and SoHo. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of The Met Cloisters, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to New York City is minus 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Johannesburg in September, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection

2
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Taft Point and Sentinel Dome. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite, Tunnel View and North Dome. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Washburn Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip tool .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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.
On the 24th (Tue), learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to North Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

1
night
North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, located in the Las Vegas Valley. On the 26th (Thu), walk around Aliante Nature Discovery Park, try your luck at Cannery Casino, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our North Las Vegas driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to North Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in North Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in North Las Vegas

Tours Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Aliante Nature Discovery Park ©
Aliante Nature Discovery Park

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 27th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from North Las Vegas to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from North Las Vegas to Santa Fe. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from North Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 31°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santa Fe Plaza ©
Santa Fe Plaza
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District, and then wander the streets of Collins Avenue. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hollywood Beach, and then stop by Wings Beachwear.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Miami Beach road trip planning app .

Getting from Santa Fe to Miami Beach by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, you will find days in Miami Beach are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Fishing Charters & Tours

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