28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
train + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  12​h 30​min
End: Cardiff


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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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planning tool .

Cardiff, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Cardiff in May, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trip

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

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey planning site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Change things up with a short trip to National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key (about 50 minutes away). Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Key West road trip site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Key West by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Key West is 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in May, with highs in Key West at 34°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Tours Parks

Side Trip

National Key Deer Refuge
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Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

4
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.
Pack the 17th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Orlando tour website .

Traveling by car from Key West to Orlando takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Orlando when traveling from Key West in May, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary site .

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 May, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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