31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Graton Gallery in Graton, approximately Graton away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker app.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): stroll around Mariposa Grove, get engrossed in the history at Parsons Memorial, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, stop by Yosemite Museum Gallery, then trek along Four Mile Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chelsea Market and High Point Cross Country Ski Center. Escape the urban bustle at Ski Big Bear and High Point State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Cattus Island County Park (in Toms River), The Original Ben Franklin 5 & 10 Store (in Lavallette) and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville). The adventure continues: visit Times Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, take in the awesome beauty at Shawangunk Mountains, and admire the majestic nature at Minnewaska State Park Preserve.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to New York City takes 78 hours. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ski Big Bear ©
Ski Big Bear
Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge ©
Times Square ©
Times Square

3
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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Art and National Portrait Gallery. Antietam National Battlefield and The Point are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in Harpers Ferry, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip maker tool.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at International Drive and Winter Garden Heritage Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach), Ormond Beach (Ocean Art Gallery & Ormond Beach) and Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens (in Port Orange). Next up on the itinerary: try out the rides at World of Disney, revel in the low prices at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, buy something for everyone on your list at The Florida Mall, and kick back and relax at Cocoa Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orlando visit app.

Getting from Washington DC to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in January, with highs in Orlando at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Explore hidden gems such as Garden District and Royal Street. Get some historical perspective at St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square. Step out of New Orleans to go to Wallace and see Whitney Plantation, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's much more to do: partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, admire the landmark architecture of Destrehan Plantation, take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, and examine the collection at The National WWII Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in January: highs in New Orleans hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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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.
On the 18th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning site.

Getting from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from New Orleans in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 7°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

3
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 19th (Sun), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, then wander the streets of The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spring Mountains Visitor Center, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get in touch with nature at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo) and Temecula (Wine Tours & Tastings, Peltzer Winery, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Wine Tours & Tastings
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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