26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
9
New York City
— 3 nights
foot + Fly:  7​h
End: Cancun

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday maker website .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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 11th (Thu): examine the collection at de Young Museum, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planning tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. In April, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online journey builder .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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.
On the 15th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 9 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 31°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then discover the magic at Downtown Disney.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday maker tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Downtown Disney, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Staples Center ©
Staples Center
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns and then snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War and then stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Austin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. In April in Austin, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Natural Bridge Caverns, National Museum of the Pacific War
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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.
Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Garden District.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our New Orleans day trip planner .

Getting from Austin to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in April, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Boston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 27th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and finally stroll through Boston Common.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boston trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Boston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Boston is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in April, you will find days in Boston are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are colder (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): go for a walk through Times Square. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Central Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. April in New York City sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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