30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
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Detroit
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Pittsburgh
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Detroit

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Detroit vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Detroit. In April, daily temperatures in Detroit can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pittsburgh online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Detroit to Pittsburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Detroit in April, expect nights in Pittsburgh to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 64°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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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: make a trip to Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary app .

Getting from Pittsburgh to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in April, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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 activities along Tidal Basin, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral.

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

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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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 a stroll through SoMa, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco visit planner.

Fly from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 69°F and lows are around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. Pack the 14th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and explore and take pictures at Staples Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 75°F and lows are around 59°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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 (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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