12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
3
Corpus Christi
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h
7
Ottawa
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
End: New York City

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
On the 9th (Tue), get your game on at Nomadic. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try out the rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and then find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

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New York City to Orlando is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In June, Orlando is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

1
night
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 12th (Fri): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally make a trip to French Quarter.

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Fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans. While traveling from Orlando, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Padre Island National Seashore.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Corpus Christi travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Corpus Christi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you will find days in Corpus Christi are a bit warmer (93°F), and nights are slightly colder (76°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion ©
Malaquite Beach and Pavilion

2
nights
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.
On the 14th (Sun), see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Camera Obscura, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally get your game on at Virtual Room Los Angeles.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Corpus Christi to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. In June, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Corpus Christi - with highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then explore and take pictures at Point Imperial Drive, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and finally go for a walk through Pipe Creek Vista. Keep things going the next day: hike along Rim Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To find out how to plan a trip to Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 103°F by day to 77°F at night. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Ottawa

Ottawa ©
Ottawa is a city located at the confluence of the navigable Illinois River and Fox River in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Matthiessen State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Starved Rock State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Washington Square Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ottawa trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Las Vegas to Ottawa. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Ottawa. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for much colder days in Ottawa, with highs around 81°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Utica
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Matthiessen State Park ©
Matthiessen State Park
Washington Square Park
Washington Square Park

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