43 days in Continental USA Itinerary

43 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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43 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen, Scotland
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  10​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Aberdeen, Scotland

5
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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New York City online attractions planner .

Aberdeen, UK to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Aberdeen in April, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
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, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC travel route builder site .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Tours
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Walking tours
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Disney's Hollywood Studios, get your game on at Nomadic, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

4
nights
New Orleans

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

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You can fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Orlando in April, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 25°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:
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Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

4
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, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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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. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are warmer (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Apr 28 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay May 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
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, explore the striking landscape of Elizabeth Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, and hike along Mono Pass Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay May 8 — 13:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Valley View ©
Valley View

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nights
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, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

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

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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