47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to New Orleans
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu — 2 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Honolulu is known for historic sites, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center, and kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu route planner.

Perth, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Honolulu is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Honolulu when traveling from Perth in December, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to San Francisco.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:

San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip site.

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, San Francisco is cooler than Honolulu - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 22:

Yosemite National Park — 4 nights

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.
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To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:

Las Vegas — 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at New York New York Casino, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:

Grand Canyon National Park — 4 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -11°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:

New Orleans — 4 nights

The Big Easy

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, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, examine the collection at Cabildo, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New Orleans vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January: highs in New Orleans hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can fly to Orlando.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Orlando — 4 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Have a day of magic on the 8th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. It doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Orlando online journey planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in January: highs in Orlando hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to fly to Key West.
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Key West — 2 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Fort East Martello Museum, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, then shop like a local with 7 Artists & Friends Key West, then take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Orlando to Key West by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to fly to Washington DC.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:

Washington DC — 4 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Key West in January, with highs in Washington DC at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can fly to New York City.
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Find places to stay Jan 13 — 17:

New York City — 5 nights

Big Apple

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and stop by Times Square.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of -5°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to fly to Chicago.
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Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:

Chicago — 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally admire the striking features of Reliance Building. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago visit website.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Chicago at 0°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to fly to San Diego.
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San Diego — 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
On the 25th (Wed), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to San Diego takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to San Diego, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Chicago in January: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.
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Find places to stay Jan 24 — 26:

Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, shop like a local with The Grove, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and go for a walk through Historic Lily pond.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route builder website.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Jan 26 — 29:

United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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