16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  17​h
End: London

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.
Get outdoors at Fire Island National Seashore and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Hamilton Grange National Memorial are in your itinerary. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, and meet the residents at Central Park Zoo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fire Island National Seashore, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

3
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Audubon Zoo and American Bicycle Rental Company. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like French Quarter and Garden District. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, examine the collection at Cabildo, stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, and take a stroll through Royal Street.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans vacation planner.

Getting from New York City to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 25°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
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 16th (Mon), wander the streets of Pike Place Market, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then stroll through Woodland Park Zoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pioneer Square.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Seattle in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Baker Beach, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in April, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 20th (Fri), go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial, and then examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In April, Honolulu is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), take in a show at Hopi House, then contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio and then stroll through Rim Trail.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in April, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 19°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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