20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Santa Monica
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 3 nights

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Angelus Temple. There's much more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at The Huntington Desert Garden, meet the residents at Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and view the masterpieces at Annenberg Space for Photography.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles visit planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Santa Monica

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get curious at Camera Obscura, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, and finally make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

Make your Santa Monica itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. In May, daytime highs in Santa Monica are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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San Diego

America's Finest City

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 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip builder.

You can drive from Santa Monica to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of tram and train. In May in San Diego, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Fountains of Bellagio. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at New York New York Casino, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Seattle

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle journey planning site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect Seattle to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Niagara Falls

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Bring the kids along to Cave of the Winds and Whirlpool State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park in Buffalo (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and take a tour by water with Maid of the Mist.

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Traveling by flight from Seattle to Niagara Falls takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Niagara Falls. In May, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Statue of Liberty National Monument has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the galleries of Ellis Island, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, then steep yourself in history at World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, and finally browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Niagara Falls to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Niagara Falls in May since evenings lows in New York City dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.