24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  3 h
2
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Lake Elsinore
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
8
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
10
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
11
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
12
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
13
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
End: Los Angeles

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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.
To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip generator.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Phoenix.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Desert Botanical Garden.

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

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Phoenix in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in Phoenix at 36°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Taliesin West
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Taliesin West ©
Taliesin West

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Phoenix to San Diego by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to San Diego. While traveling from Phoenix, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Lake Elsinore.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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Lake Elsinore

Lake Elsinore ©
Lake Elsinore is a city in western Riverside County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at Orange Empire Railway Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Elsinore travel planner.

Drive from San Diego to Lake Elsinore in 1.5 hours. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Lake Elsinore, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Lake Elsinore

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological, Orange Empire Railway Museum
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Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological ©
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological
Orange Empire Railway Museum ©
Orange Empire Railway Museum

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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.
To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara holiday planner.

Getting from Lake Elsinore to Santa Barbara by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Lake Elsinore in April, expect nights in Santa Barbara to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Santa Cruz sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Santa Cruz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Theme Parks
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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. April in San Francisco sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Lincoln Park ©
Lincoln Park

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cleveland: Cedar Point (in Sandusky) and The Butler Institute of American Art (in Youngstown). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cleveland Metroparks, see the interesting displays at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and try your luck at JACK Cleveland Casino.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cleveland sightseeing planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Cleveland in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Cleveland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get a bit cooler in Cleveland: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Butler Institute of American Art, Cedar Point
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Cedar Point ©
Cedar Point
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, then engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cleveland to Chicago. In April, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and then wander the streets of Mount Washington. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, explore and take pictures at PNC Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Heinz Field.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Pittsburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Pittsburgh is 1 hour. In April in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
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Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium ©
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
PNC Park ©
PNC Park

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of The Fox Theatre, then find something for the whole family at SkyView Atlanta, and then get in on the family fun at Six Flags Over Georgia.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta itinerary maker.

Getting from Pittsburgh to Atlanta by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in April: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Atlanta

Theme Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Six Flags Over Georgia, Stone Mountain Park
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
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Six Flags Over Georgia ©
Six Flags Over Georgia
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Room Escape Games

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On the next day, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then get your game on at The Roller Coaster, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas custom trip planner.

Getting from Atlanta to Las Vegas by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Atlanta to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library (in Simi Valley), Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains & Pacific Park) and Zuma Beach (in Malibu). See even more of Los Angeles: get your game on at Sky Zone Trampoline Park, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at Grand Central Market.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Zuma Beach, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:
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Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Room Escape Games
Pacific Park ©
Pacific Park

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