21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Pacific Grove
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  7​h
6
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Mumbai

5
nights
Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove ©
Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California in the United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Monterey Bay and Fairy Tale Cottages of Hugh Comstock. Go for a jaunt from Pacific Grove to Big Sur to see Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 17th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: trek along Point Lobos, explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pacific Grove online tour planner .

Mumbai, India to Pacific Grove is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Pacific Grove, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in March, expect Pacific Grove to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Pacific Grove

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Monterey, Carmel, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Pebble Beach Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©

2
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.
On the 18th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Getting from Pacific Grove to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pacific Grove in March, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 27°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

2
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 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: highs in San Francisco hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 22nd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Heavenly Mountain Resort.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe tour website .

You can drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 12°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Heavenly Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Heavenly Mountain Resort ©
Heavenly Mountain Resort

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and West Thumb Geyser Basin. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, and cruise along Grand Loop Road.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planning website .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from South Lake Tahoe to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from South Lake Tahoe to Yellowstone National Park. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in March; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 2°C and lows reach -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Miller Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Great Lakes Distillery, and finally examine the collection at Harley-Davidson Museum. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Milwaukee Art Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Josaphat, then admire the natural beauty at Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory (The Domes), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joan of Arc Chapel.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Milwaukee by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Milwaukee due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March since evenings lows in Milwaukee dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harley-Davidson Museum ©
Harley-Davidson Museum
Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum

1
night
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 28th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center, then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then make a trip to Cloud Gate, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago journey planner.

Getting from Milwaukee to Chicago by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. March in Chicago sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Smithsonian Institution Building. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, then pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, then take in nature's colorful creations at United States Botanic Garden, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in March, expect Washington DC to be a bit warmer, temps between 15°C and 3°C. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Smithsonian Institution Building ©
Smithsonian Institution Building

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