22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Queenstown
Fly + Bus:  9 h 30 min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Baltimore
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
4
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  10 h 30 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  35 h
End: Queenstown

2
nights
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.
Visiting Rockaway Beach and Gateway National Recreation will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Governors Island National Monument and Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site. Step out of New York City to go to Brooklyn and see Coney Island, which is approximately 30 minutes away. It doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City online itinerary planner.

Queenstown, New Zealand to New York City is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and subway; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Queenstown to New York City. In January in New York City, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Baltimore.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Gateway National Recreation, Coney Island
Highlights from your plan
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
Governors Island National Monument ©
Governors Island National Monument
Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation

3
nights
Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, then see the interesting displays at Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum, and then look for gifts at Harborplace & The Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums and then take in the history at Monocacy National Battlefield.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Baltimore day trip planning app.

You can take a train from New York City to Baltimore in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Frederick
Highlights from your plan
Fell's Point ©
Fell's Point
Monocacy National Battlefield ©
Monocacy National Battlefield

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Oldest House & Garden Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Truman Little White House. There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with Sebago Key West, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, glide through the air with Fury Water Adventures Key West, and examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of train, subway, and flight from Baltimore to Key West takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Baltimore in January, with highs in Key West at 28°C and lows at 22°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
St. Paul's Episcopal Church ©
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum ©

3
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Get some historical perspective at King William Historic District and The Guenther House Museum. Escape the urban bustle at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and Natural Bridge Caverns. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Witte Museum, get to know the fascinating history of La Villita Historic Arts Village, walk around Hemisfair Park, and get engrossed in the history at The Alamo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio route maker.

Traveling by flight from Key West to San Antonio takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Key West, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park ©
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
The Guenther House Museum ©
The Guenther House Museum
Witte Museum ©
Witte Museum

4
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Immaculate Conception Church and Algiers Point. Get outdoors at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Chalmette National Historical Park. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Hermann-Grima House, explore the galleries of Gallier House, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip maker app.

Fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Antonio in January, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
Hermann-Grima House ©
Hermann-Grima House

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Bright Angel Trail and Toroweap Point. Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Hermit's Rest. It doesn't end there: get great views at Powell Point and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 7°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

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