27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
7
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
8
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Islamorada
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
10
Marathon
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
11
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
12
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
13
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

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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 1st (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): examine the collection at The Getty Center, then partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, then explore and take pictures at Staples Center, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Staples Center ©
Staples Center

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Mingei International Museum and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego travel planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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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 8th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, look for gifts at Barneys New York, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, then try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip tool .

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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nights
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.
On the 12th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, don't miss a visit to Moran Point, and stroll through Cape Final Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Monument Valley tour site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 3°C. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Mon), wander the streets of Garden District, examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and then stroll through New Orleans City Park.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Monument Valley in April, expect much hotter with lows of 25°C in New Orleans. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

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
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 17th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Miami, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Islamorada.

Things to do in Miami

Parks

Side Trip

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 18th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours, then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Florida Keys Brewing Company.

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Getting from Miami to Islamorada by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Islamorada sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park, then get answers to all your questions at Pigeon Key Foundation, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Marathon sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Marathon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in April, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Pigeon Key Foundation ©
Pigeon Key Foundation
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church

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Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then take in the exciting artwork at KEPart Studio-Gallery, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by bus from Marathon to Key West takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Key West are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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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.
On the 22nd (Mon), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in April, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are much colder (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Washington DC, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back 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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