26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bodega Head and Bean Hollow State Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Drakes Beach. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek), Montara State Beach (in Montara) and Half Moon Bay (Pescadero State Beach & Miramar Beach). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

Bengaluru, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. In April, San Francisco is cooler than Bengaluru - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodega Head, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Drakes Beach, Miramar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hermosa Beach Pier and Cabrillo Beach. Head to Amoeba Music and Guitar Centerfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Laguna Beach (in Laguna Beach). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Cabrillo Beach ©
Cabrillo Beach

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Sanders Family Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Pahrump Valley Winery (in Pahrump) and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, and try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In April in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Pahrump, Valley of Fire State Park, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Head to The Magnificent Mile and STATELINE BLUEBERRIESfor plenty of shopping. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Mere State Park and Silver Beach County Park. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Sarett Nature Center (in Benton Harbor), St. Julian Winery-Union Pier (in Union Pier) and Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area (in Medaryville). It doesn't end there: try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond Casino and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Chicago online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for much colder days in Chicago, with highs around 18°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Silver Beach County Park, St. Julian Winery-Union Pier, Stateline Blueberries, Sarett Nature Center, Grand Mere State Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Mere State Park ©
Grand Mere State Park
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

5
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Zabar's. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Fire Island National Seashore in Patchogue, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Fire Island National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection

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