24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
San Simeon
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
8
Louisville
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Riyadh

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and ICON Orlando. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Daytona Beach (Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church & Beach at Daytona Beach). Pack the 25th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary maker tool .

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Orlando is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Riyadh in May: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Room Escape Games
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zabriskie Point and Artists Dr. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, get great views at Dante's View, and don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Death Valley National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Death Valley National Park is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in May; daily highs in Death Valley National Park reach 33°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve, then meet the residents at Santa Barbara Zoo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara vacation planner .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Santa Barbara by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Simeon.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

2
nights
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Seal Rookery, and then visit a coastal fixture at Piedras Blancas Light Station. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle, take a memorable drive along Moonstone Beach Dr, and then kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Simeon travel planning tool .

Drive from Santa Barbara to San Simeon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Santa Barbara in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Cambria
Highlights from your plan
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Perry House, explore the activities along Monterey Bay, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey day trip planning tool .

Drive from San Simeon to Monterey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from San Simeon in June, plan for much colder days and about the same nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Perry House ©
Perry House

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at de Young Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, get curious at Exploratorium and then make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center. Spend the 7th (Fri) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the views from The Big Four Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then try your luck at Churchill Downs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then admire the natural beauty at Whitehall House & Gardens.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Louisville day trip app .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Louisville by combination of car and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Louisville. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Louisville: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Distillery Tours

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Louisville to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Louisville in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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