42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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42 days in United States Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  15​h 45​min
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  8​h
Wailea, Maui
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h
Dubai

6
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 St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Dubai in April, expect New York City to be cooler, temps between 19°C and 9°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

3
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.
Visit French Quarter and Garden District for their historical value. Do your shopping at Royal Street and Faulkner House Books. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Nottoway Plantation in White Castle--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, stroll through New Orleans City Park, and look for gifts at Louisiana Music Factory.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans online route builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Parks

Side Trip

Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

6
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers. You'll get in some beach time at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Baker Beach. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, get great views at Twin Peaks, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip site .

You can fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for colder nights in San Francisco, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

4
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.
Head to The Strip and Forum Shops at Caesars Palacefor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Double Down Saloon, stop by Barneys New York, and catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip planning site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Casinos, #Fun & Games, #Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as Toroweap Point and Tusayan Museum are in your itinerary. Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studiofor plenty of shopping. On the 13th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

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
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Melrose Trading Post or Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Montana Avenue) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Cabrillo Beach, get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and look for gifts at The Last Bookstore.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles itinerary tool .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

5
days
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Relax by the water at Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kapalua (Kapalua Beach & D.T. Fleming Beach Park), Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia) and Ka'anapali Beach (in Lahaina). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ulua Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Keawakapu Beach, and work some fitness into your day at Wailea Beach Path.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Wailea travel route app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to Wailea takes 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Wailea is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in May, with highs in Wailea at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Wailea

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahaina, Kapalua, Ho'okipa Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

3
days
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.
Visit USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace for their historical value. Visit Kailua Beach Park and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner .

Getting from Wailea to Honolulu by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In May, daytime highs in Honolulu are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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