20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes McSorley's Old Ale House, Le District, Fanelli's Cafe, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Central Park, take a stroll through Carnegie Hill, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Capitol Hill. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tomb of the Unknowns and Arlington National Cemetery. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Baltimore to see Horseshoe Casino about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Takoma Park Farmers Market, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC journey planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arlington, Horseshoe Casino, Takoma Park Farmers Market, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or Barneys New York. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip website .

Getting from Washington DC to Las Vegas by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in April; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 31°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

4
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.
Head to Amoeba Music and Bergamot Stationfor some retail therapy. Relax by the water at Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, browse the different shops at The Grove, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and look for gifts at UCLA Store.

To see maps and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at San Gregorio State Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco attractions planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Gregorio State Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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