17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Wailea, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  18​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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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 22nd (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
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.
On the 24th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the activities along Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and then wander the streets of Chinatown.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco journey builder site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are much warmer (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Wailea.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach

2
nights
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): kick back and relax at Wailea Beach Path, enjoy the sand and surf at Makena Beach, and then kick back and relax at Wailea Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then stroll through Keawakapu Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ulua Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Wailea trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Wailea by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Wailea. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect Wailea to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Wailea

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Makena Beach ©
Makena Beach
Ulua Beach ©
Ulua Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then kick back and relax at Kailua Beach Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Wailea to Honolulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

1
day
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 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

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Fly from Honolulu to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Las Vegas. Traveling from Honolulu in May, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Las Vegas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 23°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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