34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
8
Orlando
— 3 nights
9
Washington DC
— 2 nights
10
New York City
— 3 nights
11
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
12
Chicago
— 2 nights

2
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation maker website.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Francisco. In April, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Elephant Back Mountain and Natural Bridge Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Lamar Valley and Old Gardiner Road. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Beryl Spring, and trek along Monument Geyser Basin.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 42°F and 17°F. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

4
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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.
Visiting Mariposa Grove and Yosemite, Tunnel View will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Bridalveil Fall and El Capitan. When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see Columbia Candy Kitchen in Columbia, approximately Columbia away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Dome.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, expect Yosemite National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 59°F and 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Columbia Candy Kitchen
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
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.
Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, &more) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach). Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (75°F), and nights are warmer (56°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

2
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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.
On the 4th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego journey planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. Kids will enjoy Bright Angel Trail and Yavapai Geology Museum. The adventure continues: trek along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and get great views at Mather Point.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Plan for colder nights when traveling from San Diego in May since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay May 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
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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.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a spin around town with Escape Adventures, then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Willow Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online road trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, Willow Beach
Find places to stay May 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

3
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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.
Family-friendly places like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Walt Disney World Resort will thrill your kids. When in Orlando, make a side trip to see Cape Canavarel National Cemetery in Scottsmoor, approximately Scottsmoor away. There's still lots to do: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, get your game on at Nomadic, make a trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip builder website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Canavarel National Cemetery
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and finally try to win big at Horseshoe Casino. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip planning app.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in May, with highs in Washington DC at 76°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington National Cemetery, Horseshoe Casino
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

3
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and 9/11 Memorial. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Demarest Nature Center (in Demarest) and Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, explore the landscape on two wheels at Hudson River Greenway, and hike along East River Waterfront Esplanade.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip tool.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 69°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Demarest Nature Center, Hook Mountain State Park
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 20th (Wed), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Niagara, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 49°F in Niagara Falls. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish ©
St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then shop like a local with Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and finally wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chicago day trip planning tool.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Chicago by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trips

Horseshoe Hammond, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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