28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Ljubljana
Fly:  14​h 15​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly + subway:  6​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  12​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Ljubljana

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bronx Zoo and Fire Island National Seashore. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Central Park Zoo, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City itinerary planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ljubljana to New York City is minus 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in April since evenings lows in New York City dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Fire Island National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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.
Get in touch with nature at Tidal Basin and Scott's Run Nature Preserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Horseshoe Casino Baltimore (in Baltimore) and Robinson Nature Center (in Columbia). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC tour planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Scott's Run Nature Preserve, Robinson Nature Center, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore
Highlights from your plan
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Scott's Run Nature Preserve ©
Scott's Run Nature Preserve

3
days
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fort Yellowstone Historic District, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Point Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park vacation trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in April, things will get colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 6°C and lows about -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Upper Falls ©
Upper Falls

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, kick back and relax at Baker Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and tee off at Lincoln Park.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation builder.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by combination of taxi, flight, and subway takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 23°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach

3
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.
Visiting Rim Trail and Lookout Studio will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and get great views at Mather Point.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

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 to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are much colder (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grove and Third Street Promenade. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Anaheim, Third Street Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disney California Adventure Park
Disney California Adventure Park

3
days
San Diego

San Diego
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Get outdoors at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and San Diego Zoo. Visit La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego travel planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

2
days
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 17th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodland Park Zoo, then identify plant and animal life at Mercer Slough Nature Park, and finally kick back and relax at Alki Beach. On your second day here, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, work some fitness into your day at Discovery Park, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip builder.

Fly from San Diego to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from San Diego in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Seattle, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Mercer Slough Nature Park ©
Mercer Slough Nature Park
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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