21 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

21 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 3 nights
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Chicago, United States
— 2 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 day

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New York City, United States

New York City ©

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at SoHo and Chelsea Market. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Met Cloisters and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, race across the water with a speed boat tour, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip maker app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to New York City, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

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The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Chicago, United States

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at Chicago Cultural Center, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, and finally grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, get to know the fascinating history of Riverwalk Lot, and then learn about all things military at Cantigny Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip planning website.

Fly from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites · Museums · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vancouver Seawall and Jericho Beach. Granville Island and Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Vancouver: Fort Langley National Historic Site (in Fort Langley), George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary (in Delta) and International Buddhist Society (Buddhist Temple) (in Richmond). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Bloedel Conservatory.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vancouver tour builder website.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Vancouver takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Vancouver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Vancouver is a bit cooler than Chicago - with highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall
Fort Langley National Historic Site ©
Fort Langley National Historic Site

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point are in your itinerary. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, wander the streets of Union Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip website.

Fly from Vancouver to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in September, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stop by LA Farmers' Market, stroll through Seal Beach, and then kick back and relax at Newport Beach. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wayfarers Chapel, then see the interesting displays at The Nethercutt Collection, and then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Seal Beach ©
Seal Beach
Wayfarers Chapel
Wayfarers Chapel
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally hike along Panorama Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planning site.

Take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online visit planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 17.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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 20th (Sun): walk around Indian Garden, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel 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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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