25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Wailea, Maui
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

3
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. Shop till you drop at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Double Down Saloon, catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Atlanta to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. December in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studio. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and listen to music at Hopi House.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 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. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 45°F by day to 15°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, don't miss a visit to Ghirardelli Square, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 59°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Wailea.

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

1
night
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ulua Beach and then kick back and relax at Wailea Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Wailea day trip site .

Getting from San Francisco to Wailea by combination of flight and taxi takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco to Wailea, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Wailea is much warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Wailea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Ka'anapali Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Ulua Beach ©
Ulua Beach

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Kailua Beach Park and Waikiki Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Sunset Beach Park and Kapiolani Regional Park. Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Waimea Bay in Haleiwa, about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Wailea to Honolulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, daytime highs in Honolulu are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

1
night
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 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, then browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

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Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Seattle, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in January, things will get much colder in Seattle: highs are around 48°F and lows about 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

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

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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Let the collections at American Museum of Natural History and New York Public Library capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, explore the galleries of Ellis Island, stop by Tiffany & Co., and make a trip to Central Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in January; daily highs in New York City reach 40°F and lows reach 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
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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