20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Drive:  26​h
1
Austin
— 5 nights
Drive:  15​h 45​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Pocatello
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
End: San Diego

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Go for a jaunt from Austin to San Antonio to see Natural Bridge Caverns about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Austin trip itinerary site .

Norfolk to Austin is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Norfolk to Austin is minus 1 hour. In April, Austin is a bit warmer than Norfolk - with highs of 80°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Natural Bridge Caverns
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then see the interesting displays at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then trek along Pikes Peak, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Austin to Colorado Springs in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Austin in April; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 60°F and lows reach 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pocatello.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Trails Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

6
nights
Pocatello

Pocatello ©
Pocatello is the county seat and largest city of Bannock County, with a small portion on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in neighboring Power County, in the southeastern part of the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Pocatello side-trips: Idaho Potato Museum (in Blackfoot), Fort Hall Casino (in Fort Hall) and Idaho Falls (Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, Museum of Idaho, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Church, examine the collection at Bannock County Historical Museum, witness a stunning natural landmark at Idaho's World Famous Hot Pools, and learn more about the world around you at Idaho Museum of Natural History.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Pocatello attractions planning website .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Pocatello in 10.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In April in Pocatello, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Pocatello

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Idaho Falls, Lava Hot Springs, Idaho Potato Museum, Fort Hall Casino
Highlights from your plan
Lava Hot Springs ©
Lava Hot Springs
Swore Farms ©
Swore Farms
Bannock County Historical Museum ©
Bannock County Historical Museum

4
nights
San Francisco

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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of SoMa, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

You can drive from Pocatello to San Francisco in 12 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Pocatello in April, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 67°F and 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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