52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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52 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
11
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Berlin

6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Berlin, Germany to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In March, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

5
nights
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 world behind art at National Gallery of Art, meet the residents at National Zoological Park, ponder the world of politics at White House, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC journey planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in March, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

5
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.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for nature, trails, wildlife, scenic drive, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, contemplate the long history of Walker Sisters' Cabin, stroll through Greenbrier Picnic Area, and hike along Chimney Tops.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Sugarlands Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, wander the streets of Garden District, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Orleans online trip planner .

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for warmer nights when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in March since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

5
nights
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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

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

You can fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in San Francisco when traveling from New Orleans in March, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

5
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in March, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

6
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.
On the 5th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get outside with Shoshone Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Lipan Point.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

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

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 38 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego vacation planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Kailua to see Kailua Beach Park about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and immerse yourself in nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu planner .

Getting from San Diego to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Honolulu. In April, Honolulu is a bit warmer than San Diego - with highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C. On the 21st (Sat), you're off toSeattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Seattle tour itinerary website .

You can fly from Honolulu to Seattle in 8 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in April, expect Seattle to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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