17 days in United States & Turks and Caicos Itinerary

17 days in United States & Turks and Caicos Itinerary

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New York City, United States
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Las Vegas, United States
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Monterey, United States
— 1 night
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Carmel, United States
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San Francisco, United States
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Santa Barbara, United States
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Middle Caicos, Turks and Caicos
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Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
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New York City, United States

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll around Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, and then go for a walk through The High Line.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Lisbon to New York City due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Las Vegas, United States

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 29th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey maker tool.

You can fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Monterey, United States

— 1 night
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 30th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, then cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Marina State Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Monterey online holiday maker.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in Monterey at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Carmel, United States

— 2 nights
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, then stop by The Cheese Shop, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Carmel tour itinerary planning site.

Carmel is just a stone's throw from Monterey. In July, daytime highs in Carmel are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll through Alcatraz Island and then get curious at Exploratorium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip app.

Traveling by car from Carmel to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Santa Barbara, United States

— 1 night

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then enjoy the sand and surf at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, and then do a tasting at Grassini Family Vineyards.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara road trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Santa Barbara, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Middle Caicos.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Middle Caicos, Turks and Caicos

— 1 day
The largest of the islands, Middle Caicos (also known as Grand Caicos) offers plenty of natural and cultural attractions.
On the 7th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Bambara Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mudjin Harbor.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Middle Caicos trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santa Barbara to Middle Caicos. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In July, Middle Caicos is somewhat warmer than Santa Barbara - with highs of 37°C and lows of 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Providenciales.

Things to do in Middle Caicos

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

— 4 nights
The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grace Bay Beach and Long Bay Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Half Moon Bay and Taylor Bay Beach. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Leeward Beach, stop by Graceway Gourmet, and contemplate the long history of Cheshire Hall Plantation.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Providenciales trip planning app.

You can fly from Middle Caicos to Providenciales in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Providenciales are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Providenciales

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Turks and Caicos travel guide

4.5
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Landmarks
Known as the location of one of the longest coral reefs in the world, Turks and Caicos offer scenic white-sand beaches, calm waters, and warm, sunny weather. Apart from the upscale resorts in Providenciales, which is known for its award-winning beach, the rest of the scenery remains mostly pristine and uncrowded. On a trip to Turks and Caicos, you can spend days lazing on a deserted beach, go island hopping, and enjoy a range of fun activities, from world-class snorkeling and diving, to hiking, sailing, deep-sea fishing, and bird-watching.