23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online road trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. April in San Francisco sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and hike along Mariposa Grove.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Times Square, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

Make your New York City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to New York City in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
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
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planning site .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: highs in Washington DC hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space 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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, and admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner .

Getting from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of train, flight, and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Washington DC, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas, and get to know the fascinating history of The Strip.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 April, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument and then explore the activities along Waimea Bay.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to Honolulu in 9 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Honolulu when traveling from Las Vegas in April, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Waimea Bay
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

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