20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  25​h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
Homewood
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

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Mumbai, India to Las Vegas is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Mumbai to Las Vegas. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 31°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
On the 30th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

Start your trip to Grand Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Homewood.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
day
Homewood

Homewood ©
Homewood is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California of about 200 residents, located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): get outside with SWA Watersports, then contemplate the long history of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, and then grab your bike and head to Truckee River Bike Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Homewood trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Homewood in 12.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Homewood, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Homewood hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Homewood

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Tahoe City
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Hellman-Ehrman Mansion ©
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and then hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Homewood to Yosemite National Park. In May in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On your second day here, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, then see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art, and then have fun at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego day trip planning site .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 8th (Wed), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip maker site .

You can drive from San Diego to Santa Barbara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from San Diego in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail, then race across the water with a speed boat tour, and then visit a coastal fixture at Point San Luis Lighthouse.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pismo Beach trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Pismo Beach in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Pismo Beach are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Avila Beach
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Point San Luis Lighthouse ©
Point San Luis Lighthouse

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night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 10th (Fri), explore the activities along Monterey Bay, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Pismo Beach to Monterey takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Pismo Beach in May, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning website .

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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