28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  19​h
6
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv


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4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Popular historic sites such as City Lights Booksellers and The Embarcadero are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Marina District, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
For shopping fun, head to Yosemite Museum Gallery or Ansel Adams Gallery. Visiting North Dome and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online attractions planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are colder (-2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
North Dome ©
North Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hammer Museum and Annenberg Space for Photography. Visiting Oak Canyon Nature Center and Santa Monica State Beach will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Montana Avenue). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route planning website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much warmer, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oak Canyon Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Hammer Museum ©
Hammer Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
On the 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter and then trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

Take the guesswork out of planning a San Diego vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in San Diego are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

2
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 10th (Fri), add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, then contemplate the long history of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally examine the collection at Kolb Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, trek along Rim Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation planning site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in May, plan for colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
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 13th (Mon): get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Houston Zoo.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Houston, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, and finally view the masterpieces at Madame Tussauds DC.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC planning app .

Traveling by flight from Houston to Washington DC takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In May, Washington DC is little chillier than Houston - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

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.
Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, 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
Times Square ©
Times Square

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