17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Jeddah
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Jeddah

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Patrick's Cathedral and The Met Cloisters. Step off the beaten path and head to Greenwich Village and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site in Hyde Park, about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip maker.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Jeddah to New York City. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jeddah in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Brooklyn Heights Promenade
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The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ©
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arlington National Cemetery and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center. Step off the beaten path and head to Korean War Veterans Memorial and Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Gettysburg (Jennie Wade House & Gettysburg National Cemetery), Manassas National Battlefield Park (in Manassas) and The Rising Sun Tavern (in Fredericksburg). The adventure continues: stop by Georgetown, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get to know the fascinating history of National Mall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Washington DC sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Manassas National Battlefield Park, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Korean War Veterans Memorial ©
Korean War Veterans Memorial
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
We've included these beaches for you: Fort Lauderdale Beach and Las Olas Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wynwood Walls and Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Hollywood Beach in Hollywood (about 40 minutes away). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, admire the landmark architecture of St Patrick Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Washington DC to Miami in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get a bit warmer in Miami: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Miami

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, Art Deco Historic District, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, Hollywood Beach
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Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Walt Disney Family Museum. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get great views at Twin Peaks, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and stroll around Presidio of San Francisco.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder site.

Getting from Miami to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miami in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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