21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  20​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + taxi + Fly:  30​h
Melbourne

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in New York City hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building

4
days
Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC itinerary maker.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, make a trip to The Strip, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 16°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains

3
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.
On the 24th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -3°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail

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