19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
San Antonio
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Baltimore
— 1 day
train:  45​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, take a stroll through SoMa, and shop like a local with City Lights Booksellers.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip app .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to San Francisco is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in April, expect San Francisco to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to see Montana Avenue about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum, stroll through Playa Del Rey Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography, and get a taste of the local shopping with Craft & Folk Art Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour itinerary maker site .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Montana Avenue
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

1
day
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 23rd (Tue), browse the exhibits of The Alamo, then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then take in the history at Mission San Juan, and finally take in the history at Mission San Jose.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio sightseeing planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Antonio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Baltimore.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

1
day
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the world behind art at The Walters Art Museum, then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, then sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Loring Cornish Gallery.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Baltimore trip itinerary planner .

Fly from San Antonio to Baltimore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, subway, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Baltimore is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in April; daily highs in Baltimore reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Casinos Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
The Walters Art Museum ©
The Walters Art Museum
Horseshoe Casino ©
Horseshoe Casino

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, take an in-depth tour of Newseum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC tour builder website .

Take a train from Baltimore to Washington DC in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and West Village. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiles For America, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City vacation planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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