30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Anaheim
— 1 day
+3
bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  5​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  9​h 15​min
7
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Nashville

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.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner .

Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (62°F), and nights are colder (26°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
day
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim holiday builder .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park and Glacier Point. Attractions like Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and North Dome make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. And it doesn't end there: hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, snap pictures at Pohono Bridge, shop like a local with Ansel Adams Gallery, and grab your bike and head to Yosemite Valley Biking.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. When traveling from Anaheim in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 59°F, while nights are colder with lows around 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Baker Beach. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Presidio of San Francisco. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 67°F by day to 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Family-friendly places like Kailua Beach Park and Diamond Head State Monument will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manoa Falls, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu online trip maker .

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 83°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. On the next day, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Honolulu in April, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
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.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 24th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Have a day of magic on the 25th (Sun) at Magic Kingdom Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Las Vegas to Orlando in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in April since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

4
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. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in April; daily highs in New York City reach 61°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) 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
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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