26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Malmo
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  9​h 15​min
2
Honaunau
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Hilo
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  15​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
5
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Houston
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Corpus Christi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Fredericksburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Austin
— 1 day
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  17​h
End: Malmo

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Castello di Amorosa and Twin Peaks for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Golden Gate Park and V. Sattui Winery. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Point Reyes National Seashore to see Point Reyes Lighthouse about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at California Academy of Sciences and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary builder app .

Malmo, Sweden to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour combination of train, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Malmo to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Malmo in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Honaunau.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

V. Sattui Winery, Point Reyes Lighthouse, Castello di Amorosa
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California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

1
night
Honaunau

Honaunau ©
Hōnaunau is an unincorporated community on the island of Hawaii in Hawaii County, Hawaii, United States. For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Honaunau vacation planner .

Do a combination of subway, flight, and bus from San Francisco to Honaunau in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honaunau due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Honaunau at 33°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Honaunau

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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3
nights
Hilo

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Get some cultural insight at Jagger Museum and 2400 Fahrenheit Art Glass. Appreciate the collections at Volcano Garden Arts and Extreme Exposure Fine Art Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Hilo to Kalapana to see Star of the Sea Painted Church about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park, see the interesting displays at Hawaii Plantation Museum, admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hilo trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Honaunau to Hilo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Honaunau in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Hilo, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Hilo

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Volcano, Star of the Sea Painted Church, Hawaii Plantation Museum
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Jagger Museum ©
Jagger Museum
2400 Fahrenheit Art Glass ©
2400 Fahrenheit Art Glass
Star of the Sea Painted Church ©
Star of the Sea Painted Church

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): examine the collection at New York Public Library, then examine the collection at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Hilo to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 15.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Hilo to New York City. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hilo in April; daily highs in New York City reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get some cultural insight at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Cape May Lighthouse. Appreciate the collections at Independence Hall and Hans Herr House Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Emlen Physick Estate (in Cape May), Forgotten Warriors (in Rio Grande) and Wright's Ferry Mansion (in Columbia). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, steep yourself in history at Powel House, get to know the fascinating history of Independence National Historical Park, and pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Philadelphia online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cape May, Ephrata Cloister, Forgotten Warriors, Hans Herr House Museum, Wright's Ferry Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Cape May Lighthouse ©
Cape May Lighthouse
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence National Historical Park ©

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Garden District and Oak Alley Plantation. St. Louis Cathedral and Royal Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church, and make a trip to Bourbon Street.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip maker website .

Fly from Philadelphia to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Philadelphia in April, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Sam Houston Park and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in Houston hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Sam Houston Park ©
Sam Houston Park

1
night
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
On the 25th (Sat), deepen your knowledge of military history at USS LEXINGTON and then stop by La Palmera, Corpus Christi.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Corpus Christi trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Houston to Corpus Christi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay

3
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Pioneer Museum Complex and Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at National Museum of the Pacific War and St. Mary's Catholic Church. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, shop like a local with Agave Gallery Fine Art, experience rural life at Wildseed Farms, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to Fredericksburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Corpus Christi in April, expect Fredericksburg to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©

1
day
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Austin vacation planner.

Drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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