28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Anaheim
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Norwalk
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Norwalk
— 2 nights
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East Haddam
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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Anaheim

— 5 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anaheim: Ice House Canyon Trail (in Mount Baldy), Salt Oasis (in Rancho Cucamonga) and The Alpaca Hacienda (in Temecula). Have a day of magic on the 19th (Sun) at Disneyland Park. Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park, experience the excitement of The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, see Off-Road Tours, and try out the rides at Downtown Disney District.

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Melbourne, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. In December, Anaheim is little chillier than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 9°C. You'll set off for Washington DC on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 5 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

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You can fly from Anaheim to Washington DC in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Anaheim to Washington DC is 3 hours. Traveling from Anaheim in December, expect nights in Washington DC to be a bit cooler, around 3°C, while days are much colder, around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Norwalk.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Norwalk

— 2 nights
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Osborne Homestead Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Pequonnock River Trail, get engrossed in the history at Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Norwalk River Valley Trail.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Washington DC to Norwalk. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in Norwalk hover around 8°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to East Haddam.

Things to do in Norwalk

Museums · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

East Haddam

— 2 nights
East Haddam is a town in Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stop by Fromage Fine Foods & Coffees and then have fun and explore at Kidcity Children's Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Gillette Castle State Park and then catch some excitement at Ray of Light Farm.

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You can drive from Norwalk to East Haddam in 1.5 hours. In December in East Haddam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in East Haddam

Childrens Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

New York City

— 6 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

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Traveling by car from East Haddam to New York City takes 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Los Angeles

— 7 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Diego (Balboa Park, Mingei International Museum, &more), Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in January, things will get much warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Aquariums · Theaters · Observatories
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.