18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Columbia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Milpitas
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Albuquerque
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h 45​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
Columbia is a city in the U.S. On the 30th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Rocheport, then browse the different shops at Columbia Mall, and then admire the majestic nature at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Columbia route app .

New York City to Columbia is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Columbia reach 68°F and lows reach 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Columbia

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rocheport
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Rock Bridge Memorial State Park ©
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
Rocheport ©
Rocheport
Columbia Mall ©
Columbia Mall

2
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.
On the 31st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then hike along Wawona Meadow, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip maker .

Explore your travel options from Columbia to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Columbia in March, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 23°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Milpitas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

2
nights
Milpitas

Milpitas ©
Milpitas is a city in Santa Clara County, California. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll through Ed Levin County Park.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, you can read our Milpitas sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Milpitas takes 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in Milpitas hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 49°F. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Milpitas

Parks
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Ed Levin County Park ©
Ed Levin County Park

5
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 a sense of the local culture at Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Hermit's Rest. On the 6th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, don't miss a visit to Moran Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park journey planning tool .

Traveling by car from Milpitas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Milpitas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Milpitas in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 26°F at night. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 10th (Tue), get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, get a new perspective on nature at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, then explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, and finally look for gifts at The Candy Lady.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque tour app .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque in 6.5 hours. In April, Albuquerque is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 71°F and lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
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Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Amarillo. April in Amarillo sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums
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Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

2
nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 13th (Fri), wander the streets of Bricktown and then pause for some photo ops at Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Museum of Osteology and then get curious at Science Museum Oklahoma.

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You can drive from Amarillo to Oklahoma City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Amarillo in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 50°F in Oklahoma City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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