16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Bengaluru
Fly:  22​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  12​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  14​h 30​min
Kailua, Oahu
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  28​h
Bengaluru

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Baker Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Dedicate the 15th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder tool

Bengaluru, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach

4
days
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, hike along Tonto Trail, and get great views at Yaki Point.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner

Getting from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 12 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in May, Grand Canyon National Park is colder at night with lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Kailua.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
days
Kailua, Oahu

Kailua ©
Kailua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and Kailua Beach Park. Visit Waikiki Beach and Lanikai Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku).

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kailua day trip planning tool

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Kailua by combination of bus and flight takes about 14.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Kailua, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Kailua to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Honolulu, Haleiwa, Turtle Bay Beach
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

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