52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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52 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brasilia
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Las Vegas
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
San Diego
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
9
San Francisco
— 7 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Brasilia

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Escape the urban bustle at Garden of the Gods and Zipline. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Penrose Heritage Museum and Glen Eyrie Conference Center. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, admire all the interesting features of Splash, and tee off at The Broadmoor Golf Courses.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs itinerary planner.

Brasilia, Brazil to Colorado Springs is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brasilia to Colorado Springs is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Brasilia in April, you will find days in Colorado Springs are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are much colder (1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Golf Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum
Glen Eyrie Castle ©
Glen Eyrie Castle

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 24th (Fri), tee off at Mountain Shadows Golf Course, take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, and then take in the exciting artwork at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery. On the next day, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Phoenix trip planner.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in April; daily highs in Phoenix reach 36°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, The Short Course at Mountain Shadows
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
The Short Course at Mountain Shadows ©
The Short Course at Mountain Shadows
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

9
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.
Visit Toroweap Point and Hermit's Rest for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum. On the 28th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, trek along Rim Trail, and stroll through Hermit Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in April: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Visiting Peek-A-Boo Loop and Navajo/Queens Garden Loop will get you outdoors. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Fairyland Loop Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Navajo Loop Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and get great views at Inspiration Point.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

3
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Get outdoors at Observation Point and Zion's Main Canyon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zion National Park: Jacob Hamblin Home (in St. George) and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (in Kanab). Spend the 9th (Sat) exploring nature at The Narrows. It doesn't end there: stroll through Angel's Landing.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park vacation trip planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Zion National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Jacob Hamlin Home, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

7
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Neon Museum. The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton), Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and enjoy some music at MGM Grand.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Clark County Heritage Museum, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

7
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.
We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. You'll explore and learn at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Model Railroad Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad) and Moonlight Beach (in Encinitas). There's lots more to do: step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in San Diego reach 24°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Moonlight State Beach, South Carlsbad State Beach, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

8
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Manhattan Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Change things up with a short trip to Hermosa Beach Pier in Hermosa Beach (about 38 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Avila Adobe.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. May in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

7
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 Grace Cathedral. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Baker Beach. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Twin Peaks, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and explore the engaging exhibits at The Exploratorium.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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