23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Buenos Aires
Shuttle + Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
7
Albuquerque
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Houston
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  16 h
End: Buenos Aires

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands, and then stroll through Lands End. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to San Francisco is an approximately 19- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to San Francisco is minus 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in March, with highs in San Francisco at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
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Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lands End ©
Lands End

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Family Preserve, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabrillo Bike Path.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Santa Barbara tour planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Santa Barbara Orchid Estate ©
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve

2
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.
On the 5th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Newport Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Huntington Dog Beach, and then stroll through Seal Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll through Manhattan Beach, and then stroll through Redondo Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in March since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Huntington Dog Beach, Seal Beach
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Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Indian Canyons, identify plant and animal life at South Lykken Trail, then tee off at Indian Canyons Golf Resort, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Lucille Ball. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at VillageFest, trek along Indian Canyons Hiking Trails, then explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum, and finally trek along Palm Springs Museum Trail.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Palm Springs trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Palm Springs, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum
Indian Canyons Hiking Trails ©
Indian Canyons Hiking Trails

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Boulder Beach Campground (Lake Mead National Recreation Area), look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then stop by The LINQ Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip builder app.

Drive from Palm Springs to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Palm Springs in March; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 27°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boulder Beach Campground (Lake Mead National Recreation Area), Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, then walk around Indian Garden, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then get great views at Maricopa Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Trailview Overlook.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 16°C by day to -5°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

3
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 14th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, then immerse yourself in nature at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cibola National Forest, and finally stroll through La Luz Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Canyon Trail, then admire the natural beauty at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, and then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip maker app.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque in 6.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March; daily highs in Albuquerque reach 22°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Houston.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Santa Fe, Canyon Trail
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Canyon Trail
Canyon Trail
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Cibola National Forest ©
Cibola National Forest

3
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Cockrell Butterfly Center. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Brazos Bend State Park and Houston Arboretum & Nature Center. When in Houston, make a side trip to see East End Historic District in Galveston, approximately Galveston away. There's still lots to do: tee off at Memorial Park and take in nature's colorful creations at McGovern Centennial Gardens.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Houston road trip planner.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Houston in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In March, Houston is somewhat warmer than Albuquerque - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Galveston, Brazos Bend State Park
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Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Brazos Bend State Park ©
Brazos Bend State Park

3
nights
New Orleans

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, then stop by Faubourg Marigny, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Ursuline Convent Museum, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then walk around New Orleans Musical Legends Park.

Start your trip to New Orleans by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. While traveling from Houston, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Outdoors Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ultimate Swamp Adventures, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Old New Orleans Rum Distillery ©
Old New Orleans Rum Distillery

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