27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 1 night
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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 Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Patrick's Cathedral and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip website.

Mumbai, India to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -10.5 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then see the interesting displays at International Spy Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC vacation planning tool.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

1
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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in December; daily highs in Chicago reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Augustine Distillery and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Augustine Beach (in Saint Augustine Beach), Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach) and The Ximenez-Fatio House (in St. Augustine). There's still lots to do: revel in the low prices at Orlando International Premium Outlets, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and discover the magic at World of Disney.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Chicago in December, with highs in Orlando at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Distillery ©
St. Augustine Distillery
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garden District and Whitney Plantation. You'll explore and learn at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Royal Street, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and see the interesting displays at Cabildo.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in December, you will find days in New Orleans are colder (16°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 4th (Mon), browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in San Francisco. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like USS Arizona Memorial and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Diving and Lanikai Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Ko Olina Lagoons in Kapolei (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace, hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in January, with highs in Honolulu at 32°C and lows at 22°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
Shark Diving
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

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 10th (Sun): look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, then explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and finally admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, then shop like a local with The Grove, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Two Rodeo Drive.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles route maker app.

You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in January, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 12th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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