8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
bus:  1​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  11​h
2
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

2
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.
On the 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, then make a trip to Times Square, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City tour itinerary planner .

Philadelphia to New York City is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also take a train; or drive. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Williams.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

1
night
Williams

Williams
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Route 66 has been added to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Williams online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Williams in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Williams, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Williams, with lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Williams

#Outdoors, #Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Route 66
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2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look for gifts at Lookout Studio and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker .

You can drive from Williams to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Williams in April, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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 19th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, then look for gifts at Barneys New York, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas attractions planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 57°F. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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