34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
5
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
foot + Fly + bus:  16​h
6
Laie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Honolulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
8
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Doha

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.
Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and The Grovefor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim), Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Mountains, & more) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, and explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planner .

Cairo, Egypt to Los Angeles is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Cairo to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Wildlife Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oak Canyon Nature Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring the stark beauty of Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. It doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get a bit cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tusayan Museum and Bright Angel History Room. Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 20th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stop by Hopi House, get great views at Powell Point, and see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in November: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Mount Washburn and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 25 min away). Spend the 26th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and stop by Fishing Bridge General Store.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park vacation builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. Expect colder weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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.
Get outdoors at East River Waterfront Esplanade and Hudson River Greenway. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Oceanville--about 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Times Square, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), examine the collection at New York Public Library, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip website .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, things will get warmer in New York City: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Laie.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

1
night
Laie

Laie is a census-designated place (CDP) located in the Koolauloa District on the island of Oahu in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, then pause for some photo ops at Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, and then get into the urban bustle at Polynesian Cultural Center. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Opana Radar Site, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turtle Bay Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach Park, and finally explore the activities along Waimea Bay.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Laie vacation tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Laie takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from New York City to Laie, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Laie at 28°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Honolulu.

Things to do in Laie

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Opana Radar Site, Turtle Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park
Turtle Bay Beach ©
Turtle Bay Beach

3
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 7th (Sat), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu visit planner.

Drive from Laie to Honolulu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Laie in December, expect nights in Honolulu to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Millennium Park and Fourth Presbyterian Church. Appreciate the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and The Field Museum. Go for a jaunt from Chicago to Willow Springs to see Little Red Schoolhouse about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Honolulu to Chicago by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Chicago, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Chicago is cooler than Honolulu - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Little Red Schoolhouse
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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