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
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Kailua Beach Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu online sightseeing planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Honolulu is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 14 hours. In December in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as City Lights Booksellers and The Embarcadero are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Union Square, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco travel route site .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in December, expect San Francisco to be colder, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Curry Village Ice Rink, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

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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, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (9°C), and nights are much colder (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
North Dome ©
North Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and Barneys New York. Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Grand Canyon National Park. On the 8th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum, trek along Tonto Trail, and stroll through Rim Trail.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -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 Trails Outdoors
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. For shopping fun, head to Shopping Girlfriend NYC or Seaport District NYC. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City tour itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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