28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  28​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
6
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
8
Harrisburg
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to San Francisco is minus 13 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect South Lake Tahoe to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
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Speed Boats Tours
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach

3
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Get out of town with these interesting Mammoth Lakes side-trips: Yosemite National Park (Olmsted Point, Glacier Point, & more).

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Mammoth Lakes, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

2
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.
On the next day, take a memorable tour with Tours and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation builder tool .

Fly from Mammoth Lakes to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Mammoth Lakes in May, with highs in Las Vegas at 36°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder app .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
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.
Bring the kids along to Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld. Pack the 25th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks and get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Orlando in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in Orlando reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, make a trip to Prophet Isaiah's Second Coming House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Wine Trail USA, make a trip to Old Falls Street, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls day trip planning website .

You can fly from Orlando to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Orlando, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Niagara Falls, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Harrisburg.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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night
Harrisburg

Harrisburg ©
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Hersheypark.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Harrisburg trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Harrisburg in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Harrisburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Harrisburg

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hersheypark
Highlights from your plan
Hersheypark ©
Hersheypark

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planning site .

Getting from Harrisburg to Washington DC by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, examine the collection at New York Public Library, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 21°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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