12 days in United States Itinerary

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Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to New York City
New York City
— 3 nights
— 3 nights
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Las Vegas
— 2 nights


New York City — 3 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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online tour builder.

Toronto, Canada to New York City is an approximately 5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Toronto in June, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly to Custer.
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Custer — 3 nights

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
When in Custer, make a side trip to see Badlands National Park in Interior, approximately Interior away. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, take a memorable drive along Needles Highway, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Elk Peak.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Custer route planning app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Custer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Custer reach 26°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Side Trips
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip builder.

Getting from Custer to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and subway. Traveling from Custer to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Custer in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Las Vegas — 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning app.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. In July, Las Vegas is much hotter than San Francisco - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
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United States travel guide

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.

South Dakota travel guide

National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.