30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
11
San Francisco
— 3 nights
End: San Francisco

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina trip planner.

San Francisco to Lahaina is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. In March, Lahaina is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 78°F and lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Kapalua Beach
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Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

2
nights
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 15th (Fri): kick back and relax at Lanikai Beach, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Temples, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, daytime highs in Honolulu are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lanikai Beach, Valley of the Temples
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

2
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Grammy Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

Getting from Honolulu to Los Angeles by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and tram; or fly. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in March: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 74°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To find ratings and tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Pima Point, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Cabildo, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Royal Street.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans driving holiday tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect much hotter evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Key West

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.
Popular historic sites such as Truman Little White House and Key West Cemetery are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Key West Firehouse Museum, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in March: high temperatures in Key West hover around 79°F and lows are around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and National Museum of the Marine Corps. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and contemplate the long history of Georgetown University.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC travel site .

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Key West in March: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 55°F and lows are around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Church of Saint Vincent Ferrer for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (61°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): look for gifts at Yosemite Museum Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery
Yosemite Valley Chapel ©
Yosemite Valley Chapel

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Tenderloin Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, don't miss a visit to Washington Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francisco Zen Center.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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