17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lulea
Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
1
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Lulea

1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 15th (Mon), kick back and relax at South Beach, admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, then browse the different shops at Lincoln Road, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Miami Beach vacation planner .

Lulea, Sweden to Miami Beach is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Lulea to Miami Beach. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Lulea in April: high temperatures in Miami Beach hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Collins Avenue ©
Collins Avenue

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 16th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of The Alamo and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to San Antonio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, tram, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami Beach to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami Beach in April, San Antonio is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

4
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.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi Housefor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from San Antonio in April, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 19°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and SoMa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Twin Peaks and Baker Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Marina District, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco tour planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are warmer (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo and then stroll through Children's Pool.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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.
Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Monica Pier and Angelino Heights Historic Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary planning website .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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