16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17 h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Luray
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then walk around Golden Gate Park, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco online itinerary planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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 6th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 8th (Tue), engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, then make a trip to Millennium Park, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chicago online journey maker.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. In October, Chicago is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Luray.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Luray

Luray ©
Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
On the 10th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kennedy Peak Hike, admire the natural beauty at Birdsong Pleasure Garden, and then trek along Stony Man Mountain Overlook.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Luray tour itinerary website.

You can fly from Chicago to Luray in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Luray is 1 hour. October in Luray sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Luray

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Stony Man Mountain Overlook ©
Stony Man Mountain Overlook
Birdsong Pleasure Garden ©
Birdsong Pleasure Garden

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
On the 11th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at White House, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip planning tool.

Getting from Luray to Washington DC by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Luray in October, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 13th (Sun), walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip maker tool.

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:
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Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, and explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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