20 days in Continental USA Itinerary

20 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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20 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Mumbai (Bombay)
Fly:  21​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h 45​min
Mumbai (Bombay)

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, take a stroll through The Embarcadero, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary planner.

Mumbai (Bombay), India to San Francisco is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mumbai (Bombay) in January, plan for colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks

2
days
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Iolani Palace and then take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu tour planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in January, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial

2
days
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.
Grand Canyon South Rim has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Kolb Studio, take in a show at Hopi House, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In January, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Honolulu - with highs of 7°C and lows of -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail
Kolb Studio

3
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, take in the local landmarks with Bus Tours, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January: highs in Las Vegas hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 4°C. You will leave for New York City on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains

4
days
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Gateway National Recreation and Long Beach. 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Central Park Zoo, look for gifts at Tiffany & Co., and explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in February, plan for cooler days in New York City, with highs around 8°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
Gateway National Recreation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial

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