50 days in Continental USA Itinerary

50 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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1
Seattle
— 1 night
2
Portland
— 4 nights
3
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
8
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
9
Panama City Beach
— 4 nights
10
Sarasota
— 5 nights
11
Orlando
— 5 nights

1
night
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), walk around Kerry Park. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner.

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from London to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Wineries Tours Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park

4
nights
Portland

Portland ©
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.
Get outdoors at Haystack Rock and Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cannon Beach and Powell's City of Books. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland vacation planner.

Drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in Portland sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©

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.
On the 9th (Fri), delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then admire the majestic nature at Redwood National Park.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Redwood National Park online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Portland to Redwood National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. April in Redwood National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lands End and Presidio of San Francisco. Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and California Academy of Sciences will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning site.

You can fly from Redwood National Park to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Redwood National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lands End ©
Lands End
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

7
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Yosemite Falls and El Capitan. Get in touch with nature at Bridalveil Fall and Yosemite Valley Loop Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, trek along Mono Pass Trail, and stroll through May Lake Trailhead.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at 26-Mile Bike Path and Bronson Caves. Bring the kids along to La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Griffith Observatory. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, explore the fascinating landscape at The Huntington Desert Garden, see the interesting displays at Travel Town, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online route maker.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by bus takes about 12 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

The Huntington Desert Garden, 26-Mile Bike Path
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Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

7
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. Attractions like South Kaibab Trail and Tonto Trail make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: hike along Hermit Trail, stroll through Cape Final Trail, take some stellar pictures from Trailview Overlook, and admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary site.

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Apr 25 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

6
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Family-friendly places like Food Tours and Mount Charleston will thrill your kids. Escape the urban bustle at Horseback Riding Tours and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Helicopter Tours in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, enjoy some diversion at The Range 702, see Off-Road Tours, and see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 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. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around °C, while nights are much warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
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Food Tours
Mount Charleston ©
Mount Charleston
Horseback Riding Tours

4
nights
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Visiting Panama City Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Andrews State Park and Henderson Beach State Park. Step out of Panama City Beach with an excursion to Bear Creek Feline Center in Panama City--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Village of Baytowne Wharf, observe the fascinating underwater world at Gulf World Marine Park, and browse the different shops at Pier Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Panama City Beach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Panama City Beach by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Panama City Beach is 3 hours. May in Panama City Beach sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Sarasota.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Destin, Bear Creek Feline Center
Find places to stay May 8 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

5
nights
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Siesta Beach and Treasure Island Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Saint Pete Beach and Myakka River State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Sarasota: Venice (Caspersen Beach & Venice Beach), Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve (in Fort Myers) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Fort Myers Beach). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Fort De Soto Park, identify plant and animal life at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Honeymoon Island State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarasota trip planner.

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Sarasota in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Panama City Beach in May, Sarasota is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Venice, Honeymoon Island State Park, Treasure Island Beach, Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, Saint Pete Beach
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Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve ©
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach

5
nights
Orlando

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Universal's Islands of Adventure and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and The Escape Game Orlando. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: St. Augustine Distillery (in St. Augustine) and St. Augustine Beach (in Saint Augustine Beach). The adventure continues: make an unforgettable trip to Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park and laugh and play at World of Disney.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando online journey planner.

You can drive from Sarasota to Orlando in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Orlando, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

St. Augustine, Fishing Charters & Tours
Find places to stay May 17 — 22:
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Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park ©
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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