20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Temecula
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights

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San Diego

San Diego ©

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and stroll around Balboa Park.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego online trip itinerary planner.

New York City to San Diego is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from New York City to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in San Diego reach 71°F and lows reach 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for Temecula.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:
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Must see
San Diego Zoo
4.5
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Must see
USS Midway Museum
4.8
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Playground
Balboa Park
4.8

1
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Temecula

Temecula represents Southern California's wine country.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): stop by Old Town Temecula, learn about winemaking at Wilson Creek Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Carter Estate Winery and Resort.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Temecula takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 48°F in Temecula. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Temecula

Wineries · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 5:
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.8
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Neighborhood
Old Town Temecula
4.2
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Winery / Vineyard
Wilson Creek Winery
4.2

4
nights
Los Angeles

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and admire the natural beauty at Will Rogers Memorial Park.

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Drive from Temecula to Los Angeles in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Temecula in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 56°F in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Theme Park
Universal Studios Hollywood
4.4
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

1
night

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): cruise along Generals Hwy, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Buena Vista Peak Trail and then stroll through General Grant Tree Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online visit planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
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Must see
Giant Forest
4.9
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Scenic Drive
Generals Hwy
4.7

3
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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.
Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: make a trip to Yosemite Village, explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip app.

You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 59°F, while nights are colder with lows around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 14:
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National Park
Bridalveil Fall
4.5
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Landmark
Yosemite Village
3.5

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 15th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Redwood National Park trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Redwood National Park, with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:
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World heritage site
Redwood National Park
4.8

2
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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then gain insight at Portland State University, then explore the engaging exhibits at Portland Children's Museum, and finally get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, take in the views from Hawthorne Bridge, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary site.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Portland by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in April, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
4.8
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Architectural Building
Pittock Mansion
4.6

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stroll around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle. On the next day, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip maker app.

Drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in Seattle sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Chihuly Garden and Glass
4.7
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Observation Deck
Space Needle
4.3
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Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3

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