40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
5
Orlando
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

8
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ellis Island and Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip builder site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in April, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

4
nights
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.
National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Gettysburg to see Gettysburg National Military Park about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of Newseum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip maker tool .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg National Military Park
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, take in the waterfront activity at Fort Mason Center, and explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco. In April in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

6
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.
Let the collections at The Getty Center and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Petersen Automotive Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Old Mission Santa Barbara (in Santa Barbara). And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Hollyhock House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady Queen of Angels, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Old Mission Santa Barbara, Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

10
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.
Stetson Mansion and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Titusville (Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum & NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex) and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery (in Scottsmoor). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, laugh and play at Disney's Animal Kingdom, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando journey planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Orlando in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and then make a trip to Wynwood Walls. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, and finally browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Miami online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 27°C. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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