19 days in Continental USA Itinerary

19 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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19 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly + Bus:  23​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  22​h
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

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, get great views at Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip app .

Chamarel, Mauritius to New York City is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Mauritius Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Chamarel in April; daily highs in New York City reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stop by Faulkner House Books, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around New Orleans City Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip builder tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit cooler, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
On the 30th (Thu), discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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