30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 2 nights
2
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
4
Irvine
— 3 nights
5
Anaheim
— 2 nights
6
Huntington Beach
— 1 night
7
Long Beach
— 3 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
9
Santa Monica
— 4 nights
10
San Francisco
— 4 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, thengo for a walk through Central Park, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, thentake a stroll through Times Square, and finally take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planning site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to New York City is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Riyadh to New York City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in April; daily highs in New York City reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Times Square ©
Times Square
East River Waterfront Esplanade ©
East River Waterfront Esplanade

4
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Take a break from the city and head to Roaring Fork and Cades Cove. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park road trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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 22nd (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

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Fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to San Diego in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in San Diego. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Irvine.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

3
nights
Irvine

Irvine ©
Irvine is a city in Orange County, California, United States. On the 24th (Fri), stroll through Newport Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crystal Cove and then browse the different shops at Irvine Spectrum Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Irvine journey maker site.

You can drive from San Diego to Irvine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Irvine can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Irvine

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Tom's Farms, Crystal Cove, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Newport Beach, Old Town Temecula
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Oak Canyon Nature Center, browse the different shops at Ontario Mills, and then visit Little Arabia District.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip itinerary planner.

Anaheim is just a short distance from Irvine. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ontario Mills
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center
Ontario Mills ©
Ontario Mills

1
night
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take a stroll through Downtown Huntington Beach, thenidentify plant and animal life at Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Huntington Dog Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Huntington Beach trip planning website.

Drive from Anaheim to Huntington Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Anaheim in April: highs in Huntington Beach hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Long Beach.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

The OC Mix
Highlights from your plan
Huntington Dog Beach ©
Huntington Dog Beach
Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve ©
Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve
Huntington Beach Pier ©
Huntington Beach Pier

3
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
Shop till you drop at Penzeys Spices and Shoreline Village. Get outdoors at Seal Beach and Abalone Cove Shoreline Park & Ecological Reserve. There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to Long Beach Waterfront, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of the Pacific, have some family-friendly fun at Skyzone Indoor Trampoline Park, and walk around Deane Dana Friendship Park and Nature Center.

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Traveling by car from Huntington Beach to Long Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Long Beach are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Rancho Palos Verdes, Penzeys Spices, Seal Beach, Skyzone Indoor Trampoline Park
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of the Pacific ©
Aquarium of the Pacific
Seal Beach ©
Seal Beach
Penzeys Spices ©
Penzeys Spices

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Head to The Grove and LA Farmers' Marketfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, wander the streets of Melrose Avenue, and look for all kinds of wild species at Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles journey planner.

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Long Beach. In May, daytime highs in Los Angeles are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall
The Grove ©
The Grove

4
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
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.
Shop till you drop at Two Rodeo Drive and Montana Avenue. Get in touch with nature at State Street Underpass and 26-Mile Bike Path. Change things up with a short trip to Camarillo Premium Outlets in Camarillo (about 58 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santa Monica Mountains.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Monica trip itinerary maker app.

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In May, daily temperatures in Santa Monica can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, State Street Underpass, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor some retail therapy. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Sonoma Coast State Beach in Sonoma (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, look for gifts at California Wine Merchant, walk around Lincoln Park, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco planning site.

Fly from Santa Monica to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in May, San Francisco is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Sonoma Coast State Beach ©
Sonoma Coast State Beach
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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