30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip itinerary builder

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Anaheim
— 2 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to New York City
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New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Key Largo
— 1 night
Drive
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Key West
— 2 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Anaheim

— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney District and then make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim day trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Anaheim is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland to Anaheim. While traveling from Auckland, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Fly from Anaheim to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
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 5th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Rim Trail, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

New York City

— 4 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New York City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 11.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planning app.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Key Largo.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Key Largo

— 1 night

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 16th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, then see what you can catch with Florida Keys Flats Fishing, and then stroll through Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Key Largo journey maker tool.

Fly from Washington DC to Key Largo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in April, with highs in Key Largo at 33°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Key West.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Key West

— 2 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and finally admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Fort East Martello Museum, stroll through National Key Deer Refuge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Key West online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Key Largo to Key West by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Key West sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Orlando

— 4 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.
Have a day of magic on the 20th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure and discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park.

Plan a Orlando trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Fly from Key West to Orlando in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Orlando when traveling from Key West in April, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Range, then tour the pleasant surroundings at McGurk Meadow, then stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): hit the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park holiday maker website.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Orlando to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in April, things will get colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 17°C and lows about -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. On your second day here, stroll around Golden Gate Park, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then make a trip to Lombard Street.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are much warmer (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Honolulu, Oahu

— 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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach and then explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu route planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Honolulu at 33°C and lows at 25°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature