17 days in United States & Toronto Itinerary

17 days in United States & Toronto Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 1 night
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Washington DC, United States
— 3 nights
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Kansas City, United States
— 1 night
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Denver, United States
— 1 night
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab, United States
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Las Vegas, United States
— 1 night
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Los Angeles, United States
— 1 night
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Chicago, United States
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls, United States
— 1 night
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Toronto, Canada
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New York City, United States

— 1 night

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, and then walk around The High Line.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the New York City tour itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in April: high temperatures in New York City hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to fly to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks
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Washington DC, United States

— 3 nights
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, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly to Kansas City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:

Kansas City, United States

— 1 night

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at National WWI Museum and Memorial and then learn the secrets of beer at Barley Bus Tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Washington DC to Kansas City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Kansas City is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Kansas City can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can fly to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:

Denver, United States

— 1 night

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Whiskey Distillery & Cocktail Bar.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Denver driving holiday planner.

Fly from Kansas City to Denver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Denver is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kansas City in April, things will get slightly colder in Denver: highs are around 17°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:

Moab, United States

— 1 night

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab online trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Moab in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Denver in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Moab: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then stroll around Indian Garden.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in April, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:

Las Vegas, United States

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 23:

Los Angeles, United States

— 1 night

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 24:

San Francisco, United States

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally make a trip to Lombard Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden and then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:

Chicago, United States

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

Plan trip to Chicago with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Chicago. In April, Chicago is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Niagara Falls, United States

— 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park, head outdoors with Niagara Jet Adventures, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Niagara Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls. Traveling from Chicago in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Niagara Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

Toronto, Canada

— 2 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 29th (Fri), examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St James Anglican Cathedral, and then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Toronto road trip planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Toronto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. April in Toronto sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Utah travel guide

4.8
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.