22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 1 night
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Orlando
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, walk around Golden Gate Park, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in March, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Washington DC

— 1 night
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.
On the 6th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Washington DC in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in March, expect Washington DC to be little chillier, temps between 15°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Nature · Parks

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and stroll around The High Line.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City tour planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in March, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Charleston

— 1 night
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 11th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then make a trip to Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3, and finally get your game on at Pounce Cat Cafe.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Charleston trip planning app.

You can fly from New York City to Charleston in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Charleston reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Orlando

— 2 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.
On the 12th (Fri), make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and then make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, get your game on at Nomadic, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Orlando holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Charleston to Orlando in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston in March, things will get a bit warmer in Orlando: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Nightlife

New Orleans

— 1 night

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then put a fun spin on your tour with Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, and finally brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in March, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

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 15th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in March, plan for colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trip

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 22nd (Mon), appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls and then trek along Makiki Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. In March, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Louisiana travel guide

4.3
Historic Walking Areas · Nightlife · Military Museums
The Pelican State
With a landscape of deltas, marshes, and swamps formed by the sediments of the Mississippi River, Louisiana is home to rich native plant and animal life, including rare species of tree frogs, ibis, and egrets. The state's urban areas, most notably the historical city of New Orleans, are some of its most popular attractions and boast a varied multicultural and multilingual heritage, strongly influenced by a mix of French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures. Native Louisianans proudly cling to their distinctive dialects and musical traditions, offering visitors a chance to explore one of the most culturally diverse areas in North America. The homeland of both Cajun and Creole cuisines, Louisiana remains a top holiday destination for foodies from around the world.