25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Miami
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 9 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles

— 3 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.
On the 5th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, shop like a local with Montana Avenue, then browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route planner.

New Delhi, India to Los Angeles is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Los Angeles is minus 13.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in May, you will find days in Los Angeles are much colder (28°C), and nights are a bit cooler (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and The Embarcadero. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at Exploratorium, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco driving holiday planning website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 1 night
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.
On the 11th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, stroll through Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park vacation site.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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 12th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Miami.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Miami

— 2 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lincoln Road and Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA). Head to Ocean Drive and Bayside Marketplacefor plenty of shopping. Step out of Miami to go to Fort Lauderdale and see Fort Lauderdale Beach, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Miami road trip planning website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Miami in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Miami when traveling from Las Vegas in May, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

New York City

— 9 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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Shopping Girlfriend NYC. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue), Rockland Lake State Park (in Valley Cottage) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City day trip site.

Fly from Miami to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Miami in May, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Washington DC road trip planning app.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.