41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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41 days in United States Itinerary

Auckland Central
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
Cottonwood
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Daytona Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Miami
— 3 nights
tram + Fly:  4​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Tucumcari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Albuquerque
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Auckland Central

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Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 38 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and explore and take pictures at STAPLES Center.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Auckland, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Los Angeles is minus 20 hours. When traveling from Auckland in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 23°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Cottonwood.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Cottonwood

Cottonwood serves as a base for exploring the Verde Valley.
To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cottonwood itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Cottonwood by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Cottonwood. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get little chillier in Cottonwood: highs are around 14°C and lows about 1°C. On the 17th (Sun), you'll travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Cottonwood

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 18th (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Museum of Osteology and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Cottonwood to Oklahoma City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cottonwood to Oklahoma City due to the time zone difference. In December in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Dallas.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Osteology

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Dallas

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Oklahoma City in December; daily highs in Dallas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O' Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O' Hill Terrace
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

4
days
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip builder.

Fly from Dallas to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dallas in December, plan for little chillier days in Washington DC, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

The Pentagon
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art
The White House
National Air and Space Museum

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand central terminal, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City tour planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. December in New York City sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park
Empire State Building

1
day
Daytona Beach

The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
On the 30th (Sat), kick back and relax at Ormond Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Daytona Beach sightseeing planner.

Fly from New York City to Daytona Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for much hotter days in Daytona Beach, with highs around 25°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 13°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Ormond Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ormond Beach

3
days
Miami

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Gumbo Limbo Trail, & more). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami: Machine Gun Experience & Range, and get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Miami trip builder.

Traveling by car from Daytona Beach to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and tram; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Daytona Beach in December; daily highs in Miami reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Art Deco Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Anhinga Trail
Art Deco Historic District

3
days
New Orleans

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, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, put a fun spin on your tour with Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, and look for gifts at Faulkner House Books.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in January, expect New Orleans to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter

1
day
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 6th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Houston vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in January, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Houston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tucumcari.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Houston Zoo

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Tucumcari

Tucumcari is a city in and the county seat of Quay County, New Mexico, United States. To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Tucumcari travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Houston to Tucumcari. Traveling from Houston to Tucumcari, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in January, you will find days in Tucumcari are little chillier (13°C), and nights are much colder (-4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Tucumcari

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Tee Pee Curios

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Albuquerque itinerary builder.

Drive from Tucumcari to Albuquerque in 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan

4
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, push the limits with an extreme tour, and try to win big at New York New York Casino.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary planner.

Getting from Albuquerque to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Albuquerque in January, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam

4
days
San Diego

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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and stroll through Sunset Cliffs.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get a bit warmer in San Diego: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, stroll through Crissy Field, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip generator.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from San Diego in January, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 8°C. On the 21st (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf

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