23 days in Continental USA Itinerary

23 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

23 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Edinburgh
Fly + bus:  11​h
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
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Edinburgh

5
days
New York City

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 sightseeing, museums, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Edinburgh, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Edinburgh to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. March in New York City sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
days
Washington DC

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 sightseeing, museums, historic sites, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in March, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) 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 ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, push the limits with an extreme tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and look for gifts at Barneys New York.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 27°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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.
On the 19th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Moran Point, stroll through Rim Trail, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online itinerary creator.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 21st (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 26°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary builder.

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

Similar Plans

25 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM INDIA October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 21 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 54 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 24 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 39 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 59 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 50 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans