27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
8
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Key Largo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles


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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hike along Bright Angel Trail and then hike along South Kaibab Trail. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then listen to music at Hopi House, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing 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 flight and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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): observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and then make a trip to Millennium Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Chicago attractions planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 5°C in Chicago. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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 outdoors at East River Waterfront Esplanade and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. The adventure continues: stroll around Central Park, learn about all things military at KGB Espionage Museum, take a stroll through Times Square, and make a trip to Fifth Avenue.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. April in New York City sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then get in on the family fun at Carowinds, and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Kings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Discovery Place Science and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Lazy 5 Ranch.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte online holiday planner .

Getting from New York City to Charlotte by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Charlotte, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 14th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take a stroll through Royal Street.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our New Orleans journey planning app .

You can fly from Charlotte to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to New Orleans. Plan for warmer nights when traveling from Charlotte in April since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 25°C. Cap off 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): examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then take a stroll through Sundance Square, and finally see Lifestylez Nails Spa. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at SiNaCa Studio School of Glass and Gallery and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas vacation maker tool .

You can fly from New Orleans to Dallas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in Dallas to be a bit cooler, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to 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 ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dallas to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dallas in April, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can 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

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 (Mon): examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then take in the exciting artwork at Art On Duval Key West, and finally kick back and relax at Fort Zachary Taylor. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Papa's Pilar Rum Distillery, view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Key West travel app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Key West takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Key West, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Key West, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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.
On the 22nd (Wed), kick back and relax at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, then get a taste of the local shopping with Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marathon tour itinerary maker app .

You can take a bus from Key West to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, shop like a local with Old Road Gallery, then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and finally look for gifts at Robert Is Here. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Harry Harris Park, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then view the masterpieces at The Rain Barrel Artisan Village, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Key Largo tour itinerary builder app .

Drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Key Largo when traveling from Marathon in April, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Key Largo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Robert Is Here
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

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): buy something for everyone on your list at Lincoln Road, kick back and relax at South Beach, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls, and then examine the collection at Burger Beast Museum.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Miami journey planning website .

Getting from Key Largo to Miami by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April in Miami, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. 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

3
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.
On the 28th (Tue), view the masterpieces at The Artistic Hand Gallery & Studio, then discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom, and then make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and then laugh and play at Discovery Cove.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Orlando day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Miami in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Orlando, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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