29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
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Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
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Honolulu
— 3 nights
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Cocoa Beach
— 2 nights
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Miami
— 2 nights
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Naples
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 2 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
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Chicago
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Palm Springs
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
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Los Angeles

— 1 night

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles travel planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. In April in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums

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San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park and then appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego road trip app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, then look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, then stroll through Alcatraz Island, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip tool.

Fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in San Francisco, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica

— 1 night

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and then kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach.

Before you visit Santa Monica, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Santa Monica takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Nature · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Santa Cruz

— 2 nights
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos and then kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Santa Cruz trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Monica to Santa Cruz takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Cruz when traveling from Santa Monica in April, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Honolulu

— 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Byodo-In Temple, then kick back and relax at Lanikai Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Railway Trail, and then get some jogging in at Ala Moana Beach Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Santa Cruz to Honolulu in 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Santa Cruz in April, you will find days in Honolulu are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are much hotter (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cocoa Beach.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Cocoa Beach

— 2 nights
Situated in one of Florida's busiest vacation areas, Cocoa Beach burst onto the world scene in the 1960s, when it became a popular setting for parades honoring the nation's "Apollo" astronauts.
On the 16th (Thu), look for gifts at Ron Jon Surf Shop and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cocoa Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Brevard Zoo and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cocoa Beach trip planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Cocoa Beach in 14 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. In April in Cocoa Beach, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Cocoa Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Miami

— 2 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, then see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Olas Beach, then kick back and relax at Hollywood Beach, and then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip planner.

Getting from Cocoa Beach to Miami by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Miami are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Naples

— 2 nights
On the 20th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then admire the natural beauty at Naples Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Collier Museum at Government Center, take a leisurely stroll along Naples Pier, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lowdermilk Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Naples journey planner.

Traveling by car from Miami to Naples takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Naples, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Naples

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Orlando

— 2 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, and then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Orlando. On your second day here, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, don't miss a visit to Tree of Life, then discover the magic at Pandora – The World of Avatar, and finally discover the magic at Avatar Flight of Passage.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando sightseeing planner.

Getting from Naples to Orlando by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trip

Myrtle Beach

— 2 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Alligator Adventure, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Myrtle Beach and then get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Myrtle Beach trip planning app.

Fly from Orlando to Myrtle Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in April: high temperatures in Myrtle Beach hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 26th (Sun), shop like a local with Chicago Cultural Center, then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Chicago, then pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and finally grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry and then explore the activities along Lake Michigan.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Myrtle Beach to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Myrtle Beach in April, expect Chicago to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trip

New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 28th (Tue), explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, then see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, then see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and finally walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

Palm Springs

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Palm Springs Air Museum, then examine the collection at Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, and then admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Palm Springs trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from New York City to Palm Springs by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: highs in Palm Springs hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and then enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Fun & Games

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.