22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip itinerary builder

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip app.

Munich, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Munich to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Munich in April, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Yosemite Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park journey builder tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
On the 1st (Fri), discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation planning site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

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 6th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then have some family-friendly fun at Wreck Room, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder app.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Museums

Washington DC

— 2 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Discover how to plan a Washington DC trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Washington DC by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC is 3 hours. In May, Washington DC is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

New York City

— 6 nights

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, get great views at Top of the Rock, and go for a walk through The High Line.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City day trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods