26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Los Angeles
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Mariposa
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
subway + Fly + taxi:  8​h
Kapalua
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
Honolulu
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
New York City
— 6 nights
New York City

2
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Original Farmers Market, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Universal Studios Hollywood, and other attractions you added. On the 4th (Mon), look for gifts at The Original Farmers Market. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Beach

1
day
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Strip. On the 7th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 40°C and lows reach 26°C. On the 8th (Fri), you're off toMammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip

few
hours
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes itinerary maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Mammoth Lakes at 27°C and lows at 10°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
day
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.
You've now added Vernal Fall to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder.

You can take a bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Mariposa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall

few
hours
Mariposa

Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mariposa vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Mariposa takes 2 hours. In September, Mariposa is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 16°C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Mariposa

Parks Outdoors Nature

3
days
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 City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Get outdoors at China Beach and Twin Peaks. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Mariposa to San Francisco takes 3 hours. When traveling from Mariposa in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Kapalua.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks

5
days
Kapalua

Kapalua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Haleakala Crater and Ulua Beach. Visit Wailea Beach and Kapalua Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Kapalua side-trips: Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center (in Makawao), Maui Wine, Ulupalakua Vineyards (in Kula) and Kahului (Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at D.T. Fleming Beach Park, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and look for gifts at Art and Craft Fair.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kapalua vacation planner.

You can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi from San Francisco to Kapalua in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Kapalua is minus 2 hours. In September, Kapalua is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kapalua

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kahului, Wailea, Maui Wine, Ulupalakua Vineyards, Art and Craft Fair, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach
Haleakala Crater
Kapalua Beach

5
days
Honolulu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get a sense of the local culture at USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Waikiki Beach. When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Sunset Beach Park in Haleiwa, approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapiolani Regional Park, browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center, and take a memorable drive along Makapu'u Point.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu custom trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kapalua to Honolulu takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oahu, Sunset Beach Park, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach

7
days
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.for plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue), Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays) and Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to New York City in 13.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in September, with highs in New York City at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Long Beach, Ponquogue Beach, Fire Island National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Ponquogue Beach
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial

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