57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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57 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  7​h
1
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Miami
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
12
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
13
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
14
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

4
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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel site .

San Francisco to Washington DC is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in March, with highs in Washington DC at 15°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in April, things will get a bit cooler in Chicago: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown), and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in April, things will get a bit warmer in Nashville: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) ©
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

1
night
Miami

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, and finally have fun at Lock & Load Miami. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then examine the collection at Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Miami holiday planning app .

You can fly from Nashville to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Miami is 1 hour. When traveling from Nashville in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Miami: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lincoln Road, Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

2
nights
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
On the 10th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Gumbo Limbo Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail, and then take in the waterfront at West Lake Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): head outdoors with Osceola panthers and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park road trip website .

Traveling by train from Miami to Everglades National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Everglades National Park, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

4
nights
Key West

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.
Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, cast your line with a fishing tour, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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Getting from Everglades National Park to Key West by bus takes about 6 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

5
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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 17th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks, and get your game on at Nomadic.

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You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in April, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Orlando. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

5
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: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in April, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Explore Austin's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (St. Mary's Catholic Church, Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, & more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol, stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, steep yourself in history at The Driskill, and pause for some photo ops at Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Austin itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Austin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in Austin hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip builder .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in San Antonio are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

5
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 4th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail, trek along Cape Final Trail, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from San Antonio in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are much colder (0°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks 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
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 11th (Mon) exploring nature at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
On the 15th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along North Dome, take in the views from Pohono Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planning site .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park ©

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nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, and admire all the interesting features of Yellowstone Institute.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 13°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser

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