46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  20​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  16​h 45​min
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + tram + bus:  4​h 30​min
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
bus + tram + Fly:  3​h 45​min
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Melbourne

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary builder.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. April in San Francisco sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Sightseeing
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

2
days
Yosemite National Park

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark, and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Sightseeing
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Appreciate the collections at Getty Center The Publications and Griffith Observatory. Get some cultural insight at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and Petersen Automotive Museum. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately 40 minutes away. Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disney California Adventure Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park
Getty Center The Publications
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation trip planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Sightseeing Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Tusayan Museum and Kolb Studio. On the 14th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to San Antonio.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Sightseeing
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio

3
days
San Antonio

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mission San Jose and Mission Concepción. Appreciate the collections at The Alamo and Guenther House. Change things up with a short trip to National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Antonio, and trek along San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Antonio tour planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio takes 17 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect San Antonio to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trip

National Museum of the Pacific War
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War
Mission San Jose
The Alamo

3
days
New Orleans

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Garden District and Beauregard-Keyes House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at French Quarter and The National WWII Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from San Antonio to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in April: highs in New Orleans hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Sightseeing Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
Garden District

2
days
Miami Beach

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and finally don't miss a visit to Collins Avenue.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach vacation trip planner.

Do a combination of flight, tram, and bus from New Orleans to Miami Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami Beach. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Miami Beach: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Sightseeing Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Miami
Highlights from your plan
Art Deco Historic District
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
Lincoln Road

2
days
Orlando

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 27th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, contemplate the long history of Stetson Mansion, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Orlando vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami Beach in April, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Orlando. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort
Stetson Mansion

3
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.
National Gallery of Art and National Archives Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at National Air and Space Museum and Tomb of the Unknowns. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, gain insight at Georgetown University, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in April, expect Washington DC to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art

3
days
Philadelphia

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll explore and learn at Independence Hall and Eastern State Penitentiary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Longwood Gardens and Elfreth's Alley. Step out of Philadelphia with an excursion to Valley Forge National Historical Park in Valley Forge--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get curious at The Franklin Institute, see the interesting displays at Please Touch Museum, and make a trip to Liberty Bell Center.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Philadelphia trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. May in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley Forge National Historical Park, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall

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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Philadelphia in May: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Sightseeing Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get some cultural insight at The Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park. Appreciate the collections at The Field Museum and Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Pleasant Home, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and make a trip to Cloud Gate.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chicago online itinerary creator.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. May in Chicago sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Field Museum

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at USS Arizona Memorial and Honolulu Museum of Art. Shangri La and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, examine the collection at Iolani Palace, appreciate the views at Nuuanu Pali Lookout, and contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Honolulu itinerary maker.

Getting from Chicago to Honolulu by flight takes about 12 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in May: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Museums Sightseeing Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace
USS Arizona Memorial
Battleship Missouri Memorial

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