31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
7
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

2
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip builder website.

Atlanta to Washington DC is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in December, with highs in Washington DC at 51°F and lows at 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New York City visit planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Central Park ©
Central Park
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the striking features of Reliance Building, stroll around Millennium Park, and examine the collection at Oriental Institute Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chicago tour planner.

You can fly from New York City to Chicago in 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. In December, Chicago is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 38°F and lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

4
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation maker site.

You can fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and subway. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Los Angeles hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Las Vegas to be slightly colder, temps between 57°F and 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and pause for some photo ops at Our Sacred Stories.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: DeLand (Stetson Mansion & Stetson University). Have a day of magic on the 28th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort and make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando day trip planner.

Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

DeLand
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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