24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h
5
Washington DC
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  41​h
End: Los Angeles

5
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 inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Visiting Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve and Running Horse Ranch will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach), Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano) and Carpinteria State Beach (in Carpinteria). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning site .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. April in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Carpinteria, Crystal Cove, Santa Monica Pier, Running Horse Ranch, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Tue), examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at California Academy of Sciences and then identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, engage your brain at Bodies The Exhibition, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Titanic ©
Titanic
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

1
night
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.
For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around -3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Washington DC.
Highlights from your plan
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, then wander the streets of Old Town, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take a stroll through Capitol Hill, and then explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Old Town, Tomb of the Unknowns
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary ©
Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 23rd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, admire the majestic nature at Fort Washington State Park, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally contemplate the long history of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planner .

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Fort Washington State Park
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Fort Washington State Park ©
Fort Washington State Park

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Times Square and New York Public Library. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue), Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue) and Goodale Farms (in Riverhead). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge and experience rural life at Peconic River Herb Farm.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read New York City itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Philadelphia to New York City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in New York City sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Peconic River Herb Farm, Goodale Farms, Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Fire Island National Seashore, Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beach at Daytona Beach and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Alpaca Magic USA will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Stetson Mansion (in DeLand). Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Orlando are much warmer (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (21°C). On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Stetson Mansion, Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Alpaca Magic USA
Highlights from your plan
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©

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