29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madison
Fly:  6​h
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Madison

4
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas sightseeing planner .

Madison to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Madison in February: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 65°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

5
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 19th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pima Point, get outside with Shoshone Point, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park journey maker site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (49°F), and nights are much colder (18°F). On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 38 minutes away. Pack the 25th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and Head underground at Bronson Caves.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles journey builder .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, things will get much warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 71°F and lows about 51°F. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Twin Peaks.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 62°F. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Washington DC online trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Washington DC in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 57°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Washington DC, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 50°F to lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to 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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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