30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Marysville
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
Custer
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Spokane
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Marysville

1
day
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Charleston holiday maker tool .

Marysville to Charleston is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Marysville to Charleston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marysville in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Charleston: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
Walking tours

2
days
New Orleans

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans tour app .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charleston to New Orleans. Traveling from Charleston in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in New Orleans. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo

3
days
San Antonio

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.
Step out of the city life by going to The San Antonio River Walk and Natural Bridge Caverns. Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Grape Creek Vineyards (in Fredericksburg) and Barrel Barn at Garrison Brothers Distillery (in Hye). There's still lots to do: play a few rounds at Palmer Course at La Cantera, wander the streets of La Villita Historic Arts Village, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, and catch a live performance at Japanese Tea Gardens.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip itinerary website .

You can fly from New Orleans to San Antonio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in March, you will find days in San Antonio are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Barrel Barn at Garrison Brothers Distillery, Grape Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns
Natural Bridge Caverns
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Palmer Course at La Cantera ©
Palmer Course at La Cantera

4
days
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount LeConte and Roaring Fork. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops, tour the pleasant surroundings at Charlies Bunion, explore and take pictures at Cades Cove, and do a tasting at Sugarland Cellars.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip website .

Fly from San Antonio to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in March: high temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park hover around 19°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Gatlinburg
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops ©
Chimney Tops
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. On the 30th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: trek along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Great Smoky Mountains National Park - with highs of 16°C and lows of -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Double Down Saloon, and make a trip to The Strip.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 16°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Custer.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

few
hours
Custer

Custer
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Custer route builder .

Getting from Las Vegas to Custer by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, Custer is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 11°C and lows of -2°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off toGlacier National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
day
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. April in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, learn about winemaking at Press Club, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to San Francisco in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Glacier National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

1
day
Spokane

Spokane
Spokane is a city in the state of Washington, in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Spokane trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from San Francisco to Spokane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: high temperatures in Spokane hover around 17°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Coeur d'Alene Lake
Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Manito Park
Manito Park
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes

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