31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Orlando
— 4 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
2
Everglades National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
3
Badlands National Park
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Anaheim
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  5​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
9
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Hidden Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
End: Charlotte

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks and don't miss a visit to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Orlando travel planner .

Charlotte to Orlando is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight, taxi, and train. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in May; daily highs in Orlando reach 88°F and lows reach 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
night
Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park ©
A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): hike along Gumbo Limbo Trail and then stroll through Shark Valley.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Everglades National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Orlando to Everglades National Park. Traveling from Orlando in May, Everglades National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

1
day
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Badlands Wall and then take a memorable drive along Loop Road.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Badlands National Park online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Everglades National Park to Badlands National Park with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Everglades National Park in May, expect nights in Badlands National Park to be much colder, around 42°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Loop Road ©
Loop Road

1
night
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 8th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then head outdoors with Moorea Beach Club, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Badlands National Park to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Badlands National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 64°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 87°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Mandalay Bay Beach ©
Mandalay Bay Beach

6
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.
On the 9th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get outside with Shoshone Point, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (68°F), and nights are colder (33°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Get out of town with these interesting Anaheim side-trips: Los Angeles (The Getty Center & Fantastic Race). There's more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center and catch some excitement at Star Wars Launch Bay.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. 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 May, you will find days in Anaheim are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are warmer (60°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Los Angeles
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
nights
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.
Spend the 20th (Mon) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along May Lake Trailhead, stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and explore the activities along Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Anaheim in May: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, tee off at Lincoln Park, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
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.
Attractions like Central Park and Ellis Island make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City travel route planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. May in New York City sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hidden Valley.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
day
Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley
For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hidden Valley trip builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Hidden Valley. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. On the 31st (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Hidden Valley

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

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