30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Mendocino
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Brookings
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 3rd (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, make a trip to Seattle Center, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Seattle journey planner.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

4
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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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in March, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 64°F and 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mendocino.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. On the 10th (Sat), cruise along Mendocino Coast and then contemplate the long history of Ford House Visitor Center & Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Mendocino road trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Mendocino takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Mendocino, with lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mendocino

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Ford House Museum ©
Ford House Museum

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mendocino to Redwood National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mendocino in March, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are little chillier, around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Brookings.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
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2
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Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lone Ranch Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Harris Beach State Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brookings trip itinerary website .

Getting from Redwood National Park to Brookings by car takes about 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Brookings are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Harris Beach State Park ©
Harris Beach State Park
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park holiday builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Brookings to Death Valley National Park. When traveling from Brookings in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

5
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.
On the 16th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning app .

You can fly from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Death Valley National Park, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
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 42 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (74°F), and nights are much hotter (52°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and don't miss a visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel route builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In March, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March in San Diego, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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