59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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59 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sioux City
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
8
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 45 min
11
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
12
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
13
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
14
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Sioux City

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Seattle

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.
For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planner .

Sioux City to Seattle is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Sioux City to Seattle, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sioux City in April, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu day trip planner .

Fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. Traveling from Seattle to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in April: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 83°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hilo: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, & more) and Jagger Museum (in Volcano). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park and take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hilo trip builder app .

Fly from Honolulu to Hilo in 2.5 hours. In April in Hilo, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Jagger Museum
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Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Hilo to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. In April, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Hilo - with highs of 75°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
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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 16th (Tue) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and make a trip to Pothole Dome.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 28°F, while days are little chillier, around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

5
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, take a stroll through Union Square, and don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Francisco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Tours
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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 museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey planning site .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
On the 4th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Moran Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

Plan my trip to Grand Canyon National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 68°F, while nights are colder with lows around 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay May 2 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Aurum Geyser, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and explore and take pictures at Yellowstone Institute.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 53°F and lows at 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay May 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and see the interesting displays at The Field Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chicago vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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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, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, test your problem-solving skills at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, take a stroll through Garden District, and get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Chicago in May, with lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

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Washington DC

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Gettysburg (Victorian Photography Studio & Gettysburg National Military Park). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, browse the collection at Library of Congress, and examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder website .

Getting from New Orleans to Washington DC by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Washington DC to be a bit cooler, around 58°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Find places to stay May 20 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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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: explore and take pictures at Central Park, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New York City travel route planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Washington DC, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 31:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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