43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Bus to Dublin, Fly to Chicago
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly
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Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Tulsa
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Tulsa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Disney
— 1 night
Drive to Tulsa International Airport, Fly to Miami
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Miami
— 4 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly
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Nashville
— 1 night
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago day trip site.

Belfast, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Belfast to Chicago, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Belfast, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elephant Back Mountain and then take in the awesome beauty at Roaring Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yellowstone River Picnic Area.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip website.

Fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in April, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (6°C), and nights are cooler (-9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Glacier National Park

— 1 night

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 7th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Swiftcurrent Mountain and then head outdoors with Swiftcurrent Pass Hike.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 15°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:

San Francisco

— 4 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, visit Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in April, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are much hotter (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 11:

Santa Barbara

— 2 nights

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 12th (Tue), get to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo, then take in the exciting artwork at Santa Barbara Art Glass, and then see some colorful creatures with Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Santa Barbara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours · Wineries · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:

Los Angeles

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, admire the masterpieces at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route website.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in April since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:

Anaheim

— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 15th (Fri), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: let the kids burn off some steam at Tarzan's Treehouse, then try out the rides at Downtown Disney District, and then get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Anaheim route planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip maker.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in April, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
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 23rd (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and get great views at Hopi Point.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 25:

Tulsa

— 2 nights

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
On the 26th (Tue), let little ones run wild at Gathering Place and then steep yourself in history at The Cave House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Philbrook Museum of Art, make a trip to 108 Contemporary, and then see the interesting displays at Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tulsa day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Tulsa takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Tulsa. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Tulsa: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Disney.

Things to do in Tulsa

Museums · Adventure · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Disney

— 1 night
Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the activities along Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park.

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Traveling by car from Tulsa to Disney takes 1.5 hours. In April in Disney, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 10°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Disney

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

Miami

— 4 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Island Dolphin Care (in Key Largo), Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Nike Missile Site HM-69, &more) and Tavernier (Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center & Florida Keys Flats Fishing). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Barnacle State Historic Site.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Miami journey tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Disney to Miami. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Disney in April, you will find days in Miami are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to fly to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 2:

Orlando

— 4 nights

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.
Step out of Orlando with an excursion to Boat Tours & Water Sports in Saint Cloud--about 38 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 4th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 5th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Orlando when traveling from Miami in May, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to fly to Nashville.

Things to do in Orlando

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 2 — 6:

Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, and then sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

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Fly from Orlando to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in May, with highs in Nashville at 31°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 7:

New York City

— 6 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll around The High Line, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planner.

You can fly from Nashville to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Nashville, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Find places to stay May 7 — 13:

United States travel guide

4.5
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Montana travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

California travel guide

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The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Oklahoma travel guide

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Casinos · Monuments · Art Museums
The Sooner State
Boasting a rich Native American heritage and named after the Choctaw word for "Red People," Oklahoma remains home to about 40 native tribes who speak 25 distinct languages. Though the state remains one of the country's top producers of agricultural products, most of its inhabitants live within two metropolitan areas, Oklahoma City and Tulsa. The state is home to the 500-million-year-old Wichita Mountains, noted for being the site of the oldest national wildlife refuge in the United States. Explore the state's pristine natural areas while on vacation here, but be sure to leave plenty of time to tour its characteristic small towns, known for their food, music, and cultural festivals.