25 days in United States & Japan Itinerary

25 days in United States & Japan Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— Few hours
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Tokyo, Japan
— Few hours
3
Sapporo, Japan
— 3 nights
4
Hiroshima, Japan
— 2 nights
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Osaka, Japan
— 3 nights
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Kyoto, Japan
— 2 nights
7
Ina, Japan
— 4 nights
8
Tokyo, Japan
— 6 nights
9
Houston, United States
— 1 day
10
Washington DC, United States
— 1 day

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New York City, United States

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.
For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City holiday builder website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In July, New York City is a bit warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 4th (Sun), you're off to Tokyo.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours
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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Tokyo travel route planner.

You can fly from New York City to Tokyo in 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Tokyo is 14 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 5th (Mon), you're off to Sapporo.

Things to do in Tokyo

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Sapporo, Japan

Sapporo ©
A modern, bustling city known for its beer brewery, Sapporo attracts millions of visitors with its Snow Festival, during which elaborate ice and snow sculptures are exhibited all over town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sapporo: Noboribetsu (Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath, Jigokudani, &more) and Otaru (Asakusa Bridge, Otaru Canal, &more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Hakkogakuen Hanashobupark, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokkaido Jingu, get great views at Mt. Moiwa, and walk around Odori Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Sapporo holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Tokyo to Sapporo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tokyo in July; daily highs in Sapporo reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hiroshima.

Things to do in Sapporo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Noboribetsu, Otaru
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Otaru Canal ©
Otaru Canal
Jigokudani ©
Jigokudani
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath ©
Oyunumagawa Natural Footbath

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Hiroshima, Japan

Hiroshima ©
Grapple with history and appreciate modernity in Hiroshima, a city known around the world for its tragic past and inspiring rebirth.
On the 9th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Hiroshima Castle, appreciate the history behind Memorial Tower to the Mobilized Students, contemplate the long history of Atomic Bomb Dome, thentake an in-depth tour of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima. On your second day here, have fun at SHA-RAKU Archery Experience and then head off the coast to Miyajima.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hiroshima holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Sapporo to Hiroshima takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sapporo in July: high temperatures in Hiroshima hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Osaka.

Things to do in Hiroshima

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Miyajima
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Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima ©
Peace Memorial Park - Hiroshima
Miyajima
Miyajima
Hiroshima Castle ©
Hiroshima Castle

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Osaka, Japan

Osaka ©
Proud of their hometown's distinct culture and dialect, many natives of Osaka describe their city as "Japan's anti-capital." An antidote to Tokyo's hectic energy, Osaka marches to the beat of its own drum, serving as the country's longtime commercial and industrial hub.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Japan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Osaka Castle, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, thenstop by Naniwa Meibutsu Ichibirian Dotombori, and finally wander the streets of Dotombori District.

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You can take a train from Hiroshima to Osaka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July in Osaka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Kyoto.

Things to do in Osaka

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Universal Studios Japan ©
Universal Studios Japan
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan ©
Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum ©
Osaka Shiritsu Toyo Toji Museum

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Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanjusangendo Temple, thencontemplate the long history of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine, and then steep yourself in history at Kiyomizu-dera Temple. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kinkaku-ji, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, thentake a stroll through Gion, and finally explore the activities along Kamogawa River.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kyoto trip planner.

You can take a train from Osaka to Kyoto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ina.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

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Ina, Japan

Ina ©
Ina is a city located in central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan., the city had an estimated population of 68,252 and a population density of 102 persons per km². Venture out of the city with trips to Nakatsugawa (Magome Observatory & Nakasendo Magome-juku), Senjojiki Cirque (in Komagane) and Agematsu-machi (Mt. Hokendake, Mt. Kiso Komagatake, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mt.Senjogadake, admire the masterpieces at Yoko Nomura Botanical Gallery, stroll around Takato Castle Remains Park, and admire the natural beauty at Kantenpapa Garden.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Ina trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kyoto to Ina takes 4 hours. Traveling from Kyoto in July, expect nights in Ina to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Tokyo.

Things to do in Ina

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Agematsu-machi, Nakatsugawa, Nagiso-machi, Naraijuku, Senjojiki Cirque
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Senjojiki Cirque ©
Senjojiki Cirque
Nakasendo Tsumagojuku ©
Nakasendo Tsumagojuku
Mt. Kiso Komagatake ©
Mt. Kiso Komagatake

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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Have a day of magic on the 19th (Mon) at Tokyo Disneyland. Enjoy Tokyo some more: wander the streets of Odaiba District, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, admire the landmark architecture of Tokyo Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Tokyo trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Ina to Tokyo in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Tokyo

Theme Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Urayasu
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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Houston, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Water Wall, tee off at Hermann Park, and then meet the residents at Houston Zoo.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Houston holiday builder website.

You can fly from Tokyo to Houston in 19 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Tokyo to Houston. Traveling from Tokyo in July, expect nights in Houston to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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Washington DC, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, thenget a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder site.

Fly from Houston to Washington DC in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Houston in July: highs in Washington DC hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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