30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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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 + Bus:  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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): walk around Lahaina Banyan Court. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Napili Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lahaina trip itinerary builder site.

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 train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in March; daily highs in Lahaina reach 78°F and lows reach 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kapalua Beach, Wailea Beach
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 14:
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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. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Kapiolani Regional Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in March, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Valley of the Temples, Lanikai Beach
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 16:
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and The Getty Center. Museum-lovers will get to explore Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, stop by Angelino Heights Historic Area, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online holiday planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles. In March, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Honolulu - with highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County ©
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, don't miss a visit to The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; 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) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 21:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tusayan Museum and Kolb Studio. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 23°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 24:
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Cabildo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Royal Street.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans vacation planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 26:
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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.
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Truman Little White House and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Key West day trip planning site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Key West in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Key West due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Key West: highs are around 79°F and lows about 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Triangle to see National Museum of the Marine Corps about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Getting from Key West to Washington DC by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in March, expect Washington DC to be cooler, temps between 55°F and 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can 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
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
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National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City trip tool.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 45°F at night. 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
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and finally trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in April since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 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

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take an in-depth tour of Tenderloin Museum, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation planning site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (67°F), and nights are warmer (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
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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