10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Newark

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): learn about all things military at USS Pampanito and then take a stroll through SoMa. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at de Young Museum, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

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Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Newark in April, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Sun), browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Diego day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from San Francisco in April, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles attractions planning tool .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 24th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Renee Taylor Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then trek along Devil's Bridge Trail.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Los Angeles to Sedona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Sedona, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 26th (Fri), catch a live performance at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Denver day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Sedona to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sedona in April, with highs in Denver at 59°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 27th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, then view the masterpieces at Jon Crane Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Insideout. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Scott Jacobs Studio and then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rapid City holiday tool .

Do a combination of train and flight from Denver to Rapid City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in April, expect nights in Rapid City to be about the same, around 33°F, while days are slightly colder, around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Hill City, Scott Jacobs Studio, Custer State Park
Highlights from your plan
Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery ©
Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

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