15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Taxi + Bus + Ferry:  10​h 30​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry:  30​min
3
Mackinaw City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: New Delhi

3
nights
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 1st (Sun): get great views at Twin Peaks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to San Francisco is minus 13 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa, Oxbow Public Market
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Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 5th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, examine the collection at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, stop by Ryba's Fudge Shops, then look for gifts at Murdick's Fudge, then partake in some friendly competition at Mackinac Revealed, and finally look for gifts at Caddywampus.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from San Francisco to Mackinac Island in 10.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Mackinac Island. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in April; daily highs in Mackinac Island reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Mackinaw City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Shopping Parks Nature
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Caddywampus ©
Caddywampus
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

1
night
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City ©
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stop by Mackinac Fudge Shop, see the interesting displays at Fort Debuade Museum, then stop by Murdick's Fudge Kitchen, and finally look for gifts at Marshall's Fudge & Candy Co.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mackinaw City trip itinerary planner.

Mackinaw City is just a stone's throw from Mackinac Island. In April in Mackinaw City, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinaw City

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Saint Ignace
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Murdick's Fudge Kitchen ©
Murdick's Fudge Kitchen
Fort de Baude Museum ©
Fort de Baude Museum
Marshall's Fudge and Candy Company ©

2
nights
Traverse City

Traverse City ©
Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
On the 7th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, hunt for treasures at Gallaghers Farm Market, and then stop by Cherry Republic TC Cafe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): look for gifts at Bellaire Smokehouse and then look for gifts at Fustini's Oils & Vinegars.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Traverse City itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mackinaw City to Traverse City in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Mackinaw City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Traverse City, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Traverse City

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bellaire Smokehouse, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Highlights from your plan
Bellaire Smokehouse ©
Bellaire Smokehouse
Cherry Republic of Traverse City ©

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and Jones Farm. Hudson Beach Glass Inc and Fifth Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: stop by Astor Wines & Spirits, see the interesting displays at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City vacation builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Traverse City to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Traverse City in April, with highs in New York City at 19°C and lows at 9°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Hudson Beach Glass, Jones Farm
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Woodbury Common Premium Outlets ©
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Hudson Beach Glass ©
Hudson Beach Glass
Jones Farm ©
Jones Farm

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center and Phillips Wharf Environmental Center. Shop till you drop at Olivins and The Candleberry Shoppe. There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Newseum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip generator.

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 a bit 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 on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

St. Michaels, Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, Arlington National Cemetery, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Highlights from your plan
Phillips Wharf Environmental Center ©
The Candleberry Shoppe ©
The Candleberry Shoppe

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