27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
3
New York City
— 3 nights
4
Charlotte
— 2 nights
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
6
Dallas
— 2 nights
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
8
Key West
— 1 night
9
Marathon
— 2 nights
10
Key Largo
— 2 nights
11
Miami
— 2 nights
12
Orlando
— 3 nights

1
night
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 4th (Sat), trek along Bright Angel Trail and then hike along South Kaibab Trail. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, thenadd some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Magnificent Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, thenengage your brain at Field Museum, and then walk around Millennium Park.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, Chicago is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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.
Get in touch with nature at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and East River Waterfront Esplanade. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, learn about all things military at KGB Espionage Museum, visit Times Square, and don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip tool.

You can fly from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. In April, daytime highs in New York City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park

2
nights
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 12th (Sun), see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, thenget in on the family fun at Carowinds, and then get your game on at Escape Kings. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Discovery Place Science and then identify plant and animal life at The Lazy 5 Ranch.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Charlotte vacation planner.

You can fly from New York City to Charlotte in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Charlotte are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

The Lazy 5 Ranch
Highlights from your plan
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
The Lazy 5 Ranch ©
The Lazy 5 Ranch

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, thenbrush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New Orleans online trip builder.

Fly from Charlotte to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Charlotte in April, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, thensee the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, thendon't miss a visit to Sundance Square, and finally see Lifestylez Nails Spa. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with SiNaCa Studio School of Glass and Gallery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dallas road trip planning tool.

Fly from New Orleans to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in April, you will find days in Dallas are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are little chillier (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Lifestylez Nails Spa
Highlights from your plan
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
SiNaCa Studio School of Glass and Gallery ©
SiNaCa Studio School of Glass and Gallery

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 18th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours, thenexamine the collection at de Young Museum, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf and then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip planner.

You can fly from Dallas to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in April, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Key West

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, thenview the masterpieces at Art On Duval Key West, and finally steep yourself in history at Fort Zachary Taylor. Keep things going the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, thenview the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Key West vacation planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Key West in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Key West, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

2
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, thenview the masterpieces at Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church.

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Drive from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Marathon are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach

2
nights
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a taste of the local shopping with Old Road Gallery, thenget close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and finally look for gifts at Robert Is Here. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Harry Harris Park, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, thentake in the exciting artwork at Rain Barrel Village, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Key Largo day trip planning tool.

Getting from Marathon to Key Largo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Marathon in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Key Largo, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Robert Is Here
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): wander the streets of Lincoln Road, thenenjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, thensee the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, browse the exhibits of Wynwood Walls, and then see the interesting displays at Burger Beast Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Miami takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Miami are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at The Artistic Hand Gallery & Studio, make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Animal Kingdom, and then make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and then find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove.

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Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Miami in April since evenings lows in Orlando dip to °C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, The Artistic Hand Gallery & Studio
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

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