31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Cleveland
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Bloomington
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
5
Galena
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Omaha
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Sedona
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 45​min
10
Estes Park
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h
11
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip itinerary builder .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Kuwait City to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in October, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in New York City: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
For shopping fun, head to Kitchen Kettle Village or Good's Store. Get some cultural insight at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Independence Hall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Philadelphia: Kauffman's Fruit Farm & Market (in Bird in Hand), Riehl's Quilts and Crafts (in Leola) and Centerville Bulk Foods (in Gordonville). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square, and browse the fresh offerings at The Village Farm Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by bus from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Good's Store, Kitchen Kettle Village, The Village Farm Market, Centerville Bulk Foods, Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Kitchen Kettle Village ©
Kitchen Kettle Village
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

3
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ashery Country Store and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Shop till you drop at P. Graham Dunn and Main Street Fudge & Popcorn Co. Get out of town with these interesting Cleveland side-trips: Zoar Village State Memorial (in Zoar), Quarry Hill Winery (in Berlin Heights) and Marblehead Lighthouse State Park (in Marblehead). It doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at West Side Market and browse for treasures at Mr. Darby's Antique & Collectible Emporium.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cleveland trip planner .

You can fly from Philadelphia to Cleveland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bloomington.

Things to do in Cleveland

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, P. Graham Dunn, Quarry Hill Winery, Zoar Village State Memorial, Ashery Country Store
Highlights from your plan
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
West Side Market ©
West Side Market
Zoar Village State Memorial ©
Zoar Village State Memorial

1
night
Bloomington

Bloomington ©
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): browse for treasures at Exit 76 Antique Mall and then look for all kinds of wild species at Exotic Feline Rescue Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at By Hand Gallery, browse the fresh offerings at Applacres, and then identify plant and animal life at Starve Hollow State Recreation Area.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bloomington route tool .

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Bloomington takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Cleveland in October since evenings lows in Bloomington dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Galena.

Things to do in Bloomington

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Exotic Feline Rescue Center, Exit 76 Antique Mall, Applacres, Starve Hollow State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Exotic Feline Rescue Center ©
Exotic Feline Rescue Center
Starve Hollow State Recreation Area ©
Exit 76 Antique Mall ©
Exit 76 Antique Mall

3
nights
Galena

Galena ©
Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like John Deere Historic Site and Market House State Historic. Galena Cellars Winery and Ulysses S. Grant Home are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Thomson Causeway Recreation Area (in Thomson) and Northwest Territory Historic Center (in Dixon). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery and stop by Galena Canning Company.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Galena sightseeing website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Bloomington to Galena takes 6 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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bloomington in October: highs in Galena hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Omaha.

Things to do in Galena

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

John Deere Historic Site, Thomson Causeway Recreation Area, Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery, Northwest Territory Historic Center
Highlights from your plan
Ulysses S. Grant Home ©
Ulysses S. Grant Home
John Deere Historic Site ©
John Deere Historic Site
Thomson Causeway Recreation Area ©
Thomson Causeway Recreation Area

1
night
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for gifts at Master's Hand Candle Company and then look for all kinds of wild species at Desoto National Wildlife Refuge. On your second day here, meet the residents at Henry Doorly Zoo, then look for gifts at Baker's Candies, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Omaha trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Galena to Omaha takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Galena in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Omaha: temperatures range from 13°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Baker's Candies, Desoto National Wildlife Refuge, Master's Hand Candle Company
Highlights from your plan
Desoto National Wildlife Refuge ©
Desoto National Wildlife Refuge
Old Market ©
Old Market
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Las Vegas Downtown. Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. The adventure continues: enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online route builder .

Fly from Omaha to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Omaha in November, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bright Angel Trail and Canyon Village Marketplace. Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Lookout Studio and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park journey app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at V-Bar-V Heritage Site and Cathedral Rock. Chapel of the Holy Cross and Greg Lawson Galleries - Passion for Place are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), look for gifts at Peace Place Gifts, admire all the interesting features of Oak Creek Canyon, and take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery of Local Artists.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Absolute Bikes
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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day
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stop by Glen Haven General Store, stop by Earthwood Artisans, take in the exciting artwork at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sheep Lakes, then admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and finally stop by Scot's Sporting Goods.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Estes Park road trip planner .

Getting from Sedona to Estes Park by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sedona in November, with highs in Estes Park at 16°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Estes Park

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Highlights from your plan
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): look for gifts at Bergamot Station, kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then take a stroll through Montana Avenue, and finally stop by Amoeba Music.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip maker .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Estes Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Estes Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Estes Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Fri), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then wander the streets of Union Square, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with City Lights Booksellers, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Francisco using our trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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