22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA journey planner

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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New York City

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and walk around The High Line.

Plan my day in New York City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Auckland, New Zealand to New York City is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -17 hour difference. When traveling from Auckland in April, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Washington DC

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Orlando

— 4 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 9th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 8th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect Orlando to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 14th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio, hike along Rim Trail, and get great views at Hopi Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Orlando in April, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 19°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): join the crowd at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Anaheim

— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park and then make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney District.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Anaheim travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Anaheim takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Anaheim sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 19th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then go for a walk through Lombard Street, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Anaheim to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Anaheim in April, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Honolulu, Oahu

— 2 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 20th (Wed), kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planning tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu. In April, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails