15 days in United States & Niagara-on-the-Lake Itinerary

15 days in United States & Niagara-on-the-Lake Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to San Francisco
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Washington DC
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Washington DC, United States
— 2 nights
Train
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New York City, United States
— 3 nights
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Fly to Buffalo, Bus to Niagara Falls USA Official Visitor Center, Shuttle to Niagara-on-the-Lake
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive to Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Fly to Cardiff

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San Francisco, United States

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online tour planner.

Cardiff, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Cardiff to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Grand Canyon National Park, United States

— 1 night
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 15th (Thu): hike along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: trek along South Kaibab Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Washington DC, United States

— 2 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC is 2 hours. Expect warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

New York City, United States

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and don't miss a visit to Times Square.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

— 2 nights

Loveliest Town in Canada

In a place calling itself the "Loveliest Town in Canada," vacations in Niagara-on-the-Lake remain a good choice for anyone searching for a relaxed and scenic experience in Canada's wine country.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take an unforgettable tour with National Helicopters - Niagara Falls Heli-Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Conservatory, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Niagara-on-the-Lake trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and shuttle from New York City to Niagara-on-the-Lake takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Niagara-on-the-Lake to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.