31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Fly
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New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Newark
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New York City
— 5 nights
Train
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly
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Key West
— 1 night
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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 15th (Thu), learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online driving holiday planner.

Miami to New Orleans is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Miami, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and finally explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 7 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 Los Angeles. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 56°F in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 67°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Yosemite Village, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Half Dome.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Las Vegas

Sin City

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 26th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, with highs in Las Vegas at 80°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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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 28th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll around Indian Garden, get great views at Lookout Studio, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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New York City

Big Apple

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, stroll through The High Line, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

To see reviews and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 14th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

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You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 88°F and 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

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Key West

Conch Republic

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.
On the 15th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, then take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in May since evenings lows in Key West dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife