25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Emerald
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
10
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Emerald

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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.
Visit El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Manhattan Beach in Manhattan Beach, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Royal Palms State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Los Angeles California Temple, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles attractions planner .

Emerald, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Emerald to Los Angeles. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Emerald in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try to win big at Casino at the Venetian.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

1
night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Casa San Ysidro: The Gutierrez/Minge House, then learn about winemaking at Acequia Vineyards & Winery, then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Albuquerque takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Albuquerque is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Albuquerque to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Corrales
Highlights from your plan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Caudalie Crest Winery, stop by Mom & Popcorn, then do a tasting at Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Times Ten Cellars. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, then take a stroll through Fairmont Historic District, then take in the exciting artwork at SiNaCa Studio School of Glass and Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Cultural District.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dallas holiday planner .

You can fly from Albuquerque to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Albuquerque in January, things will get a bit warmer in Dallas: highs are around 16°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Dallas

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Celina, Top O'Hill Terrace, Mom & Popcorn
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Times Ten Cellars ©
Times Ten Cellars

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter Catholic Church, explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Memphis tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Memphis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in January, expect Memphis to be slightly colder, temps between 11°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
St. Peter Catholic Church ©
St. Peter Catholic Church

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Getting from Memphis to Washington DC by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Memphis in January: highs in Washington DC hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
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 Times Square. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, contemplate the long history of New York City Hall, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning site .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in New York City, with lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore and take pictures at Charleston History Tours and then enjoy the sand and surf at Folly Beach Public Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Nathaniel Russell House, steep yourself in history at Aiken-Rhett House, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Charleston road trip planning app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Charleston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, Charleston is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

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nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 23rd (Wed), learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Cross, and finally stroll through Coligny Beach. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Savannah Historic District, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Historic Savannah Theatre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mickve Israel Temple, then take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Second African Baptist Church.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Savannah sightseeing app .

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Coligny Beach, The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach ©
Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Alabama Point East, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at Pottery Central World Headquarters.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Orange Beach travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Savannah to Orange Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in January, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Beaches Nature Parks

Side Trip

Gulf Shores
Highlights from your plan
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Pottery Central World Headquarters ©

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planning website .

Getting from Orange Beach to New Orleans by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in New Orleans. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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