10 days in Istanbul, New York City & California Itinerary

10 days in Istanbul, New York City & California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock route planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  12 h 30 min
2
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
3
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Istanbul, Turkey

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, soak in style at Turkish baths, and pause for some serene contemplation at Hagia Triada Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul trip planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are Istanbul Airport and Sabiha Gökçen International Airport. April in Istanbul sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of New York City Hall, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New York City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of flight and train from Istanbul to New York City in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or fly. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Istanbul to New York City due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco attractions planner.

Getting from New York City to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In April, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

Similar Plans

11 days in Istanbul BY A USER FROM TURKEY May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 18 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in Istanbul BY A USER FROM TURKEY May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans