25 days in Continental USA Itinerary

25 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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25 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Madurai
Fly:  28​h
1
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly + subway:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Madurai

1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

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Madurai, India to Seattle is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Madurai to Seattle. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Madurai in November; daily highs in Seattle reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, get great views at Twin Peaks, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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 some cultural insight at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Yosemite Valley Chapel. Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome and don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): look for gifts at Bergamot Station, browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, take a stroll through Montana Avenue, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Farmers Market ©
Santa Monica Farmers Market
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): stop by Barneys New York, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Canyon Village Marketplace and Tonto Trail. On the 3rd (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

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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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Market. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, do sightseeing your way with Narwhal Yacht Charters, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Central Park Zoo.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City attractions planning app .

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 December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New York City, with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): laugh and play at Disney's Animal Kingdom. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Orlando reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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