25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  6​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Perth


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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Step off the beaten path and head to Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Greenwich Village. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Great Neck Steppingstone Park (in Great Neck), Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Woodbury Common Premium Outlets (in Central Valley). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo, take a stroll through Washington Square Park, and don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue.

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Orlando to New York City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in January, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Dumbo, Great Neck Steppingstone Park
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Let the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Magnificent Mile and L. H. Selman Ltd. Take a break from Chicago with a short trip to Volo Auto Museum in Volo, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: get your game on at The Escape Game Chicago, admire the masterpieces at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Holy Name Cathedral, and view the masterpieces at Chicago Cultural Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Chicago trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, Chicago is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 0°C and lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Volo Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Escape My Room New Orleans and Whitney Plantation. The National WWII Museum and Jamie Hayes Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Global Wildlife Center in Folsom, approximately 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: take a stroll through Garden District and look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New Orleans visit planner .

Fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in January, things will get much hotter in New Orleans: highs are around 17°C and lows about 12°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Global Wildlife Center
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Mission San Juan Capistrano and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Do your shopping at LA Farmers' Market and The Grove. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at The Broad, take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

South Coast Plaza, Mission San Juan Capistrano, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Crocker Art Museum and Union Square. Appreciate the collections at California State Railroad Museum and Cable Car Museum. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville), VJB Cellars (in Kenwood) and Mumm Napa (in Rutherford). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Exploratorium, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sacramento, Mumm Napa, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, VJB Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Queen Emma Summer Palace, see the vivid underwater world at Banzai Pipeline, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach and then stop by Honolulu Cookie Company Hilton Hawaiian Village.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planning site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu. In January, Honolulu is warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Banzai Pipeline
Highlights from your plan
Banzai Pipeline ©
Banzai Pipeline
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor ©
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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