18 days in Africa & United States Itinerary

18 days in Africa & United States Itinerary

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18 days in Africa & United States Itinerary

Start: Fes, Morocco
Fly:  21​h
1
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  21​h 45​min
2
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco, United States
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
End: Fes, Morocco


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3
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cape of Good Hope and Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Visiting Platteklip Gorge and Boulders Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, stroll through Cape Point, observe the fascinating underwater world at Two Oceans Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Clifton Beaches.

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Fes, Morocco to Cape Town is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to South Africa Standard Time is 2 hours. April in Cape Town sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

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Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Platteklip Gorge ©
Platteklip Gorge

3
nights
New York City, United States

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.
Attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take a stroll through Times Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

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Getting from Cape Town to New York City by flight takes about 22 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Cape Town to New York City. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cape Town in April; daily highs in New York City reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
Yosemite National Park, United States

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.
Attractions like Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area and North Dome make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park and Glacier Point. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

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Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
North Dome ©
North Dome

1
night
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): appreciate the history behind The Wave Organ, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
The Wave Organ ©
The Wave Organ
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park, United States

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. On the 15th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park tour app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

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Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are much warmer (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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