21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + bus:  11​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  12​h
End: Brussels

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip tool .

Brussels, Belgium to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In April, New York City is somewhat warmer than Brussels - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Union Square or Ferry Building Marketplace. Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach--about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through SoMa, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and kick back and relax at Baker Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. April in San Francisco sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Hermosa Beach Pier and Manhattan Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cabrillo Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi House. Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Lookout Studio. On the 20th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Take a break from the city and head to Haulover Beach Park and Matheson Hammock Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Lincoln Road and Freedom Tower. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Shark Valley (in Everglades National Park) and Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at South Beach, browse the different shops at Village of Merrick Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bayside Marketplace.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Las Vegas to Miami in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Miami due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Miami when traveling from Las Vegas in April, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Hollywood Beach, Village of Merrick Park, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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