36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
2
Key West
— 4 nights
3
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights

4
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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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, make a trip to Fifth Avenue, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planning website.

Newark to New York City is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Let the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum capture your imagination. Truman Little White House and Key West Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Key West: Marathon (San Pablo Catholic Church, Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, &more) and Big Pine Key (National Key Deer Refuge & Bahia Honda State Park). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West online route planner.

You can fly from New York City to Key West in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in February, with highs in Key West at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Marathon, Big Pine Key
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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. The Wolfsonian - Florida International University and Collins Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami Beach: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier), Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center & Anhinga Trail) and Florida Keys Visitor Center (in Key Largo). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through South Beach and see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach driving holiday planning app.

You can fly from Key West to Miami Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. February in Miami Beach sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Key Largo, Lock & Load Museum
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Autry Museum of the American West. El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, stop by Art District, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online journey planner.

Fly from Miami Beach to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami Beach to Los Angeles. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami Beach in February; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Yosemite Valley Chapel and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. Visiting Curry Village Ice Rink and Big Trees Golf Course will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Elizabeth Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
North Dome ©
North Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Golden Gate Bridge and St. Dominic Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: St. Helena (Moone Tsai Winery & Modus Operandi Cellars) and B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville). The adventure continues: get curious at Exploratorium, wander the streets of Union Square, learn about winemaking at Press Club, and visit SoMa.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip website.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Helena, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
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B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. Appreciate the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Haleiwa to see Waimea Bay about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach and stroll through Kapiolani Regional Park.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip maker website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in March, with highs in Honolulu at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Yavapai Geology Museum and Kolb Studio. Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Bar 10 Ranch Activities. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, go for a walk through The Trail of Time, hike along Cape Final Trail, and stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in March: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at New York New York Casino, thenponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, thenexplore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and finally take a stroll through The Strip.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour itinerary builder site.

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 changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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