24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lido di Venezia
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
11
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
12
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + tram:  4​h 15​min
13
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Rome

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, then look for gifts at The Original Farmers Market, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and finally don't miss a visit to Third Street Promenade. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, shop like a local with Universal CityWalk, then take an in-depth tour of La Brea Tar Pits & Museum, then get some fabulous bargains at Citadel Outlets, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Lido di Venezia, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Lido di Venezia to Los Angeles. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lido di Venezia in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 35°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Grove ©
The Grove
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
day
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gaslamp Quarter, La Jolla Cove and USS Midway Museum. On the 26th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stop by Grand Central Market, stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles, browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Avenue, then browse the different shops at Shoreline Village, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Outlets at Orange.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Shoreline Village, The Outlets at Orange
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in San Francisco at 27°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, look for gifts at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at El Portal Market, admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall, then make a trip to Valley View, then cruise along Tioga Pass, and finally trek along May Lake Trailhead.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

El Portal Market
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
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 2nd (Mon): examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and finally examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Titanic ©
Titanic
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip generator.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are colder (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Page custom trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Page to be warmer, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Phoenix.

Things to do in Page

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden and then wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale.

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

You can fly from Page to Phoenix in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Page in October, expect Phoenix to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Hole in the Rock ©
Hole in the Rock
Lake Pleasant Regional Park ©
Lake Pleasant Regional Park

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 7th (Sat), wander the streets of NorthPark Center, explore the activities along White Rock Lake Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nasher Sculpture Center, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, then browse the different shops at Grapevine Mills, and finally wander the streets of Highland Park Village.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dallas vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Dallas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Phoenix in October, with highs in Dallas at 31°C and lows at 18°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Grapevine Mills
Highlights from your plan
Nasher Sculpture Center ©
Nasher Sculpture Center
Bishop Arts District ©
Bishop Arts District

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and then tee off at Memorial Park. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Tanger Outlet Houston, do a tasting at Haak Vineyards & Winery Inc, examine the collection at Space Center Houston, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sylvan Beach Park, and finally admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Houston travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by bus from Dallas to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tanger Outlets Galveston / Houston, Haak Vineyards and Winery, Inc., Sylvan Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Memorial Park ©
Memorial Park

3
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 list of things to see and do now includes Jean Lafitte Fishing Charters, New Orleans Museum of Art, Celebration Distillation: Old New Orleans Rum, and other attractions. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Street and Jackson Square. Get some historical perspective at French Quarter and Garden District. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Nottoway Plantation in White Castle, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, and take a stroll through Magazine Street.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Orleans sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Houston in October, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Jean Lafitte Fishing Charters, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Kayaking & Canoeing
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Step off the beaten path and head to Art Deco Historic District and Vizcaya Museum & Gardens. Get outdoors at South Beach and Everglades National Park. Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens (in Delray Beach), Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Las Olas Beach (in Fort Lauderdale). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover Beach Park, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, admire the masterpieces at Pérez Art Museum Miami, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ocean Drive.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Miami vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in October, things will get a bit warmer in Miami: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Las Olas Beach, Everglades National Park, Anhinga Trail, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Everglades National Park ©
Everglades National Park
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach

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