32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
End: Houston

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chicago Magic Lounge, Shoreline Sightseeing, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Michigan, walk around Millennium Park, and admire the striking features of Reliance Building.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Chicago travel route planner .

New York City to Chicago is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago. In January, Chicago is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 0°C and lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Chicago

Tours Nightlife Parks

Side Trips

Lake Michigan, Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio
Highlights from your plan
Chicago's Finest Tours ©
Chicago's Finest Tours
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Titanic Museum and TNT Old Time Photo. When in Branson, make a side trip to see Bull Shoals Dam in Bull Shoals, approximately 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: get your game on at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, cool off at Silver Dollar City, and stop by Cowgirl Clad Company.

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You can fly from Chicago to Branson in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in January; daily highs in Branson reach 8°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Bull Shoals Dam
Highlights from your plan
7D Dark Ride Adventure ©
7D Dark Ride Adventure
Titanic Museum ©
Titanic Museum
Bull Shoals Dam ©
Bull Shoals Dam

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Queen Anne Hill as well as Seattle Free Walking Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seattle Public Library and Kerry Park. Step out of Seattle to go to Tacoma and see Chihuly Bridge of Glass, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle online tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Branson to Seattle takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Branson in January, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Neighborhoods Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Chihuly Bridge of Glass
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Seattle Public Library ©
Seattle Public Library
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at California State Railroad Museum and Crocker Art Museum. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco route builder site .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Seattle - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Sacramento, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palm Springs Art Museum and The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Palm Springs Art Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Lions, Tigers & Bears, then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then appreciate the history behind The Unconditional Surrender. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

5
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dig This and Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, have fun at The Range 702, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing site .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Las Vegas, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Walking tours

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 Lipan Point and Point Imperial Drive. The adventure continues: get great views at Shoshone Point, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday builder site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in February: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 11°C, while lows dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Shoshone Point ©
Shoshone Point
Maricopa Point ©
Maricopa Point

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