30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
4
Poipu
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
5
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  10​h
End: Porto

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Let the collections at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Griffith Observatory capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, admire all the interesting features of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Beach.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder tool .

Porto, Portugal to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Porto in April: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park tour builder app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, Death Valley National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in Las Vegas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

7
nights
Poipu

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Visiting Waimea Canyon State Park and Hanalei Beach will get you outdoors. Kilohana and Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Poipu: Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha), Hanalei (Wai`oli Hui`ia Church & Hanalei Valley Lookout) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, get a new perspective on nature at Kauai Museum, view the masterpieces at Tabora Gallery, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Poipu trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Poipu in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Poipu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Poipu. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lihue, Hanalei, Hanapepe, Waimea, Koloa
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

3
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Space Center Houston will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at George Ranch Historical Park and The Houston Museum of Natural Science. Venture out of the city with trips to Messina Hof Winery (in Bryan) and Sylvan Beach Park (in La Porte). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermann Park, admire the sheer force of Water Wall, and get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Historic District Market Square.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Houston route planner .

If you are flying in from Portugal, the closest major airports are George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport and William P Hobby Airport. In April, daytime highs in Houston are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Childrens Museums Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Sylvan Beach Park, Messina Hof Winery, George Ranch Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
George Ranch Historical Park ©
George Ranch Historical Park
Messina Hof Winery ©
Messina Hof Winery

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository, get to know the fascinating history of Sundance Square, and then wander the streets of Bishop Arts District.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas online journey maker .

You can fly from Houston to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Fort Worth
Highlights from your plan

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Let the collections at 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, don't miss a visit to Central Park, and tour the water at your own pace with Narwhal Yacht Charters.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planning app .

You can fly from Dallas to New York City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dallas in May, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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