26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tianjin
Fly:  12​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
4
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
End: Tianjin

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.
Attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Diamond Head State Monument make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, appreciate the history behind King Kamehameha Statue, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu online trip planner .

Tianjin, China to Honolulu is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time (CST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Tianjin in January, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sunset Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in January, expect San Francisco to be colder, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
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.
On the 16th (Thu), stroll through Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Curry Village Ice Rink, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Range.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (7°C), and nights are much colder (-12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park, experience the excitement of Pixar Play Parade, delve into the lush surroundings at Oak Canyon Nature Center, and get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. In January, Anaheim is much hotter than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and Maritime Museum of San Diego. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Diego travel route app .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. January in San Diego sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have some family-friendly fun at Apocalypse Vegas, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online journey maker .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Diego in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas

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.
Family-friendly places like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Orlando takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, have some family-friendly fun at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in January, things will get much colder in New York City: highs are around 5°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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