22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Munich

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Whitney Plantation and Garden District. Head to Jamie Hayes Gallery and Boutique du Vampyrefor some retail therapy. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery in Covington, about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Hermann-Grima House.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans journey planner .

Munich, Germany to New Orleans is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Munich to New Orleans is minus 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Munich in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Insta-Gator Ranch & Hatchery, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jamie Hayes Gallery ©
Jamie Hayes Gallery

2
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Step off the beaten path and head to Inner Canyon and Indian Garden. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Artist Point. Step off the beaten path and head to Upper Geyser Basin and Uncle Tom's Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, stroll through Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, and take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Citadel Outlets, California Science Center and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. On the 17th (Mon), engage your brain at California Science Center, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, revel in the low prices at Citadel Outlets, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then explore the world behind art at The Broad, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online trip planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
The Broad ©
The Broad
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
We've included these beaches for you: Coronado Beach and Moonlight State Beach. Get some cultural insight at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and USS Midway Museum. Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Diego planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Encinitas, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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 15th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, then enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the next day, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum and then see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum.

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You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum
Lands End ©
Lands End

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial and Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Lanikai Beach and Photography Tours. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Skydiving in Haleiwa--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail, and stop by Honolulu Cookie Company Hilton Hawaiian Village.

Before you visit Honolulu, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kailua, Skydiving
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling