27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
+2
bus + train + Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Abu Dhabi

2
nights
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 14th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Seattle is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -12 hour difference. In December, Seattle is much colder than Abu Dhabi - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, make a trip to Lombard Street, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco travel app .

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Seattle - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, engage your brain at California Science Center, have fun and explore at Travel Town, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online road trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and Cabrillo National Monument. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Diego planning site .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

4
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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy some diversion at Las Vegas Shooting Center, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Las Vegas using our trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in December, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Go for a jaunt from Orlando to Anaheim to see The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, discover the magic at Avatar Flight of Passage, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Orlando online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 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. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in December, with highs in Orlando at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

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 ©

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary builder .

You can 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, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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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