29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  18​h
1
Fairbanks
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Wawona
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Rachel
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
10
Cincinnati
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Point Pleasant
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
12
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Fairbanks

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
On the 21st (Thu), go for a walk through Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Fairbanks online itinerary builder .

London, UK to Fairbanks is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Fairbanks is minus 9 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from London in November, with highs in Fairbanks at -12°C and lows at -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
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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 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Fairbanks to Seattle in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fairbanks to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fairbanks in November, expect Seattle to be much warmer, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in November; daily highs in San Francisco reach 20°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Wawona is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Wawona trip builder .

Getting from San Francisco to Wawona by car takes about 4 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Wawona when traveling from San Francisco in November, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Rachel.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
Rachel

Rachel
Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. On the 30th (Sat), expand your understanding of the military at Area 51 and then cruise along Extraterrestrial Highway.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rachel trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Wawona to Rachel in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Wawona in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 3°C in Rachel. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Rachel

Scenic Drive Outdoors

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Observation Point and then stroll through The Narrows. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rachel to Zion National Park. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Rachel in November, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, hike along Tonto Trail, and stroll through Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zion National Park in December: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 8°C and lows are around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through Lost Palms Oasis Trail and then admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Joshua Tree National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect nights in Joshua Tree National Park to be warmer, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail

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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). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour app .

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Cincinnati.

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

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day
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cincinnati trip maker site .

Fly from Los Angeles to Cincinnati in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Cincinnati. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Cincinnati hover around 8°C and lows are around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Point Pleasant.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Room Escape Games
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©

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Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant ©
Point Pleasant is a city in and the county seat of Mason County, West Virginia, USA, at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): look for gifts at The Mason Jar, learn about all things military at U.S. Navy Poster Museum, then examine the collection at Point Pleasant River Museum, and finally admire the majestic nature at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Point Pleasant holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cincinnati to Point Pleasant takes 3 hours. In December in Point Pleasant, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Point Pleasant

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
U.S. Navy Poster Museum ©
U.S. Navy Poster Museum
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park ©
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Point Pleasant River Museum ©
Point Pleasant River Museum

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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 13th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: partake in some friendly competition at Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience, then get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from Point Pleasant to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Point Pleasant in December, Washington DC is a bit warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
Highlights from your plan
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience ©
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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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, take in nature's colorful creations at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New York City route planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in New York City, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough 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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