18 days in United States, Niagara Falls & Bahamas Itinerary

18 days in United States, Niagara Falls & Bahamas Itinerary

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Start: Vilnius, Lithuania
Fly + Bus:  13 h 15 min
1
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
2
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  8 h 15 min
3
Nassau, Bahamas
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h
4
Harbour Island, Bahamas
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Taxi + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Miami, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
7
Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Vilnius, Lithuania

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYC. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, stop by The Strand Bookstore, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

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Vilnius, Lithuania to New York City is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or do a combination of bus, flight, train, and subway. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Vilnius to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vilnius in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
night
Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls visit planner.

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Niagara Falls, with lows around 11°C. On the 16th (Wed), you'll travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Wildlife Parks
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Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory

2
nights
Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
On the 17th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center, then kick back and relax at Junkanoo Beach, and then kick back and relax at Cable Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Ocean Club Golf Course and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabbage Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nassau planning site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Nassau in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. When traveling from Niagara Falls in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Nassau: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Nassau

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ocean Club Golf Course
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Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Cabbage Beach ©
Cabbage Beach
Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center ©
Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Center

1
night
Harbour Island, Bahamas

Harbour Island ©
The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Pink Sands Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Harbour Island online trip maker.

Ride a ferry from Nassau to Harbour Island in 3 hours. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Bahama Island.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Pink Sands Beach ©
Pink Sands Beach

2
nights
Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas

Grand Bahama Island ©
Despite its name, Grand Bahama Island isn't the biggest island in its archipelago.
On the 20th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lucayan National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gold Rock Beach.

Plan a Grand Bahama Island trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Harbour Island to Grand Bahama Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Grand Bahama Island

Parks Wildlife Beaches
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Gold Rock Beach ©
Gold Rock Beach
Lucayan National Park ©
Lucayan National Park

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night
Miami, United States

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Miami online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Bahama Island to Miami takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Aventura Mall
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Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

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nights
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 23rd (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then wander the streets of The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and finally stop by Barneys New York.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Miami in May, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. You'll get in some beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, shop like a local with Union Square, and see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco visit planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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