30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

30 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Silver Springs
— 2 nights
Drive to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Fly to Chicago
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 5 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): walk around Golden Gate Park, make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Yosemite National Park — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then stroll through McGurk Meadow, and finally get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Range, and then explore the striking landscape of Pioneer Yosemite History Center.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 14°C, while nights are colder with lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Silver Springs.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Silver Springs — 2 nights

Silver Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lyon County, Nevada, United States at the intersection of U.S. 50 (California Trail) and U.S. 95A. The population was 5,296 at the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lahontan State Recreation Area and then steep yourself in history at Fort Churchill State Historic Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Silver Springs journey site.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Silver Springs with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November since evenings lows in Silver Springs dip to -1°C. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Chicago.
Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Chicago — 2 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Oriental Institute Museum, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then view the masterpieces at Chicago Cultural Center, then admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, then walk around Millennium Park, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Chicago online travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Silver Springs to Chicago. Traveling from Silver Springs to Chicago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Silver Springs, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Shopping

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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC vacation builder site.

Fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in November, with highs in Washington DC at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to New York City.
Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

New York City — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

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Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. November in New York City sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly to New Orleans.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

New Orleans — 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in New Orleans. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Grand Canyon National Park — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, walk around Indian Garden, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 10.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Las Vegas — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Los Angeles — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online travel route planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Honolulu.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Honolulu, Oahu — 2 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Trails