12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Augusta
Fly:  9​h
1
Tacoma
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
5
Williams
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Augusta

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Tacoma

Tacoma ©
Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tacoma route planning website .

Augusta to Tacoma is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Augusta to Tacoma. Traveling from Augusta in April, you will find days in Tacoma are cooler (58°F), and nights are slightly colder (44°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Tacoma

Outdoors Museums Parks
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5 Mile Drive & Trails ©
5 Mile Drive & Trails
Museum of Glass ©
Museum of Glass

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night
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 30th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, then get outside with Portland Timbers, and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Portland travel planner .

Traveling by car from Tacoma to Portland takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Shopping
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Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Wed), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): get curious at Exploratorium and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker .

Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Portland in April since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at The Getty Center, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation planning website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 75°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Williams.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Hollywood Forever Cemetery ©
Hollywood Forever Cemetery

4
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Get in touch with nature at Bright Angel Trail and Powell Point. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon National Park (Pipe Creek Vista, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Bearizona Wildlife Park.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Williams road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to Williams in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Williams due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Williams hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Corrales Bosque. On the next day, get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Williams to Albuquerque in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Williams in May; daily highs in Albuquerque reach 77°F and lows reach 51°F. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Tours Parks
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