26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 day
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Las Vegas
— 1 day
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Miami
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Brisbane to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Honolulu, with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Manoa Falls ©
Manoa Falls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip maker app.

You can fly from Honolulu to Las Vegas in 9 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in April, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Las Vegas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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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.
Visiting Bright Angel Trail and Powell Point will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and get great views at Pima Point.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Elephant Back Mountain and Lone Star Geyser. Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Geyser Basin and take in the natural beauty of Beryl Spring.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 13°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Fairy Falls ©
Fairy Falls
Beehive Geyser ©
Beehive Geyser

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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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online travel route planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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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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.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip site.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Washington DC hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see Art Deco Tours, then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, and then explore the activities along Slough Slog. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and then take a tour by water with Florida Everglades Bass Fishing Charters.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Miami online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Miami takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in May, with highs in Miami at 36°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Slough Slog ©
Slough Slog

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then visit Garden District.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Miami in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge for their historical value. Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Exploratorium, get great views at Twin Peaks, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in San Francisco, with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Bridalveil Fall and Vernal Fall. Spend the 18th (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. The adventure continues: trek along Nevada Falls Loop, make a trip to Pothole Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead, and contemplate the waterfront views at Gaylor Lake.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in May, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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