32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
Newark

2
days
New Orleans

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Beauregard-Keyes House and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at immacuLate conception church, make a trip to Jackson Square, then admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans travel itinerary creator.

Newark to New Orleans is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Newark in December, plan for a bit warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 57°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
days
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.
Get some historical perspective at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Ocean Avenue (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Los Angeles by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles. Traveling from New Orleans in December, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (68°F), and nights are little chillier (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier
Ocean Avenue ©
Ocean Avenue

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

1
day
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.
On the 12th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapiolani Regional Park and then stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Honolulu itinerary builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in December, with highs in Honolulu at 82°F and lows at 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial

4
days
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.
On the 17th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, and look for gifts at Lookout Studio.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Honolulu to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 12.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Grand Canyon National Park is 3 hours. In December, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Honolulu - with highs of 43°F and lows of 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
days
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 39°F. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

4
days
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.
Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

7
days
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Trinity Church. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Grand central terminal, and take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in December, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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