24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  9​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  13​h
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Kailua Beach Park.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu tour itinerary planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Honolulu is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Honolulu is minus 14 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kapiolani Regional Park ©
Kapiolani Regional Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do your shopping at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in December, things will get much colder in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Visiting Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area and Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around -11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and Barneys New York. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at New York New York Casino, and browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are warmer (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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 Canyon Village Marketplace and Rim Trail. Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. On the 8th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, get great views at Pima Point, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (7°C), and nights are cooler (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shopping Girlfriend NYC and SoHo. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, look for gifts at Tiffany & Co., explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the New York City online sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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