28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Seattle
— 10 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Chennai

9
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.
Griffith Observatory and El Pueblo de Los Angeles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point), Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Downtown Disney (in Anaheim). Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, and get engrossed in the history at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

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Chennai (Madras), India to Los Angeles is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chennai (Madras) in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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 10th (Wed): tee off at Lincoln Park and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, then have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco travel planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 21°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Trinidad Art Gallery and then don't miss a visit to Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Redwood National Park, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trip

Trinidad
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trinidad Art Gallery ©
Trinidad Art Gallery

10
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pike Place Market and Chihuly Garden and Glass. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Museum of Flight and Alki Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Tacoma (Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium & 5 Mile Drive & Trails), Olympic National Park (Lake Cushman & Hood Canal) and Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, get to know the fascinating history of Pioneer Square, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodland Park Zoo.

To find out how to plan a trip to Seattle, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Seattle. October in Seattle sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tacoma, Hood Canal, Point No Point Lighthouse & Park, Tolmie State Park, Bloedel Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Lake Cushman ©
Lake Cushman
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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