23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
1
Seattle
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
7
New Orleans
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
End: Newark

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner .

Newark to Seattle is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Seattle are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Glasshouse Studio ©
Glasshouse Studio

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. You'll explore and learn at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa). There's more to do: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Honolulu journey builder tool .

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in April, expect Honolulu to be warmer, temps between 83°F and 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and Exploratorium. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, take a stroll through The Castro, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco visit app .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco. When traveling from Honolulu in April, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 67°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Visiting Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park and Nature Center at Happy Isles will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along North Dome, and make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 28°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
North Dome ©
North Dome

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Thu), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 80°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kolb Studio and Hermit's Rest. Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 62°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then take a stroll through Garden District.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in New Orleans to be warmer, around 71°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), and then get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Miami Beach planning tool .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Miami Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami Beach. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in Miami Beach hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, Aventura Mall, Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA)
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

Discover how to plan a New York City trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Miami Beach to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Miami Beach in April, with highs in New York City at 61°F and lows at 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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