52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 5 nights
2
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
3
New Orleans
— 5 nights
4
Austin
— 4 nights
5
San Antonio
— 3 nights
6
Phoenix
— 3 nights
7
Sedona
— 3 nights
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
9
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
10
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
11
San Francisco
— 4 nights
12
Aspen
— 4 nights

5
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City route builder tool.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. April in New York City sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 7th (Thu) at Dollywood. There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, catch some excitement at Rocky Top Mountain Coaster, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from New York City to Pigeon Forge in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pigeon Forge, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and make a trip to French Quarter.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans travel route planning app.

Fly from Pigeon Forge to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in April, expect warmer with lows of 25°C in New Orleans. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn the secrets of beer at Bike and Brew ATX, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Austin tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from New Orleans to Austin in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Austin: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Bike and Brew ATX ©
Bike and Brew ATX
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the galleries of The Guenther House Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of the Americas, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio visit planner.

Getting from Austin to San Antonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Step out of Phoenix to go to Scottsdale and see Taliesin West, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, don't miss a visit to On The Edge Gallery, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Phoenix takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Phoenix. Traveling from San Antonio in April, you will find days in Phoenix are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Balloon Rides

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, pause for some photo ops at 911 Memorial, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in April: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 26°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

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 29th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (19°C), and nights are cooler (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 4:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Green Valley Range (in Henderson) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online tour itinerary builder.

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 a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Green Valley Range, Hoover Dam
Find places to stay May 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 13th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and stroll around Beverly Gardens Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Beverly Gardens Park, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay May 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Anchor Brewing Company ©
Anchor Brewing Company
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Glenwood Springs (Hanging Lake Trail & Thermal Spas). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Independence Pass, pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary, stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Aspen online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Aspen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Aspen to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 1°C.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Glenwood Springs
Find places to stay May 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Thermal Spas
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass

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