28 days in Continental USA Itinerary

28 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip builder

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Fly
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly to Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, Drive to Toronto
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Toronto
— 1 night
Drive to Wichita Eisenhower National Airport, Fly to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Train
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New York City
— 5 nights
Drive
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Albany
— 1 night
Drive
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Saratoga Springs
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salem
— 2 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company, then stop by Fisherman's Wharf, and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip maker app.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

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Drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Toronto

— 1 night
Toronto is a city in Woodson County, Kansas, United States, along the Verdigris River. On the 3rd (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Cross Timbers State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Toronto trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Vegas to Toronto. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Toronto. In December, Toronto is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 9°C and lows of -3°C. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Toronto

Nature · Parks

New Orleans

— 3 nights

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, walk around New Orleans City Park, examine the collection at Cabildo, and take a stroll through Garden District.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans holiday builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toronto to New Orleans. Traveling from Toronto in December, you will find days in New Orleans are somewhat warmer (16°C), and nights are much warmer (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, browse the collection at Library of Congress, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Washington DC takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for slightly colder days in Washington DC, with highs around 12°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

New York City

— 5 nights

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To find photos and other tourist information, read New York City road trip site.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albany.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Albany

— 1 night
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at New York State Capitol, take an in-depth tour of Albany Institute of History & Art, then get a new perspective on nature at New York State Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For ratings and tourist information, refer to the Albany trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from New York City to Albany by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Albany hover around 4°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saratoga Springs.

Things to do in Albany

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Saratoga Springs

— 2 nights

Spa City

Named for the restorative mineral springs in the area, Saratoga Springs began its life as a resort town.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Saratoga Automobile Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Saratoga Spa State Park, then examine the collection at National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, and finally stop by Northshire Bookstore. On your second day here, walk around City of Saratoga Springs Waterfront Park, then learn about winemaking at The Saratoga Winery, and then stroll around Congress Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saratoga Springs day trip website.

Getting from Albany to Saratoga Springs by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Saratoga Springs can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Salem.

Things to do in Saratoga Springs

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Nature

Salem

— 2 nights

Witch City

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, then get the lay of the land with Salem Food Tours, and finally stop by Crow Haven Corner. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Peabody Essex Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Salem Witch Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Salem day trip website.

Getting from Saratoga Springs to Salem by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saratoga Springs in December: highs in Salem hover around 6°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Salem

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Honolulu, Oahu

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Diamond Head State Monument, appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial, and then stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Honolulu tour itinerary tool.

You can fly from Salem to Honolulu in 14 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Salem to Honolulu. Traveling from Salem in December, things will get much warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors