17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. On the 22nd (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Clark County Historical Museum and then see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip planning site .

Vancouver, Canada to Vancouver is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Starvation Creek State Park, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Clark County Historical Museum ©
Clark County Historical Museum
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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nights
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 25th (Thu), examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mount Angel Abbey, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, examine the collection at Movie Madness Video and More, then examine the collection at Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, then examine the collection at Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip builder app .

Portland is just a stone's throw from Vancouver. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Mount Angel Abbey, Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals, St. Mary's Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Mount Angel Abbey ©
Mount Angel Abbey
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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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 27th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Portland in April, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at North Dome and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): get great views at Tunnel View, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planning website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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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 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, get engrossed in the history at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

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nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Rim Trail, get great views at Mather Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 23°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at The Neon Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Titanic ©
Titanic
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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