32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly:  39​h
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
bus:  5​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Wellington

7
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, Hollywood Sign, and other attractions. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site .

Wellington, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Wellington to Los Angeles. While traveling from Wellington, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Rodeo Drive, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Disney California Adventure Park ©

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.
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You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: highs in New York City hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes CityCenterDC. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at CityCenterDC and then browse the different shops at CityCenterDC.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
CityCenterDC ©
CityCenterDC
CityCenterDC ©
CityCenterDC

2
nights
New York City

New York City
To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Nightlife Parks Tours

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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, wander the streets of SoMa, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes David Copperfield, Red Rock Casino, The Cosmopolitan Casino, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in December, with lows around 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Cosmopolitan Casino ©
The Cosmopolitan Casino
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Las Vegas Downtown. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 4°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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