34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dunedin
Fly:  26​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
4
Lancaster
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Nashville
— 2 nights
6
Memphis
— 3 nights
7
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Dunedin

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Fifth Avenue, Broadway, and other attractions. Head to Shopping Girlfriend NYC and SoHofor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore 9/11 Memorial and Eden Fine Art Gallery. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, take in the exciting artwork at Agora Gallery, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and have some family-friendly fun at The Rink at Rockefeller Center.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

Dunedin, New Zealand to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -17 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Tours
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Times Square ©
Times Square

4
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 Ford's Theatre, See DC Today, Washington Photo Safari, and other attractions you added. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception are good opportunities to explore the local culture. International Spy Museum and Loring Cornish Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Mount Vernon (Birthplace National Monument & George Washington's Mount Vernon) and Baltimore (Fell's Point & Horseshoe Casino). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, browse the different shops at CityCenterDC, contemplate the long history of Florida House, and hunt for treasures at Eastern Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC tour builder .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Baltimore, Mount Vernon
Highlights from your plan
Ford's Theatre ©
Ford's Theatre
International Spy Museum ©
International Spy Museum

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Philly Bike Tour Company as well as Benjamin Franklin Museum. Let the collections at Philadelphia Museum of Art and National Constitution Center capture your imagination. Head to Reading Terminal Market and Philadelphia's Magic Gardensfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur) and Nemours Mansion & Gardens (in Wilmington). There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, wander the streets of Society Hill, see the interesting displays at 18th Century Garden of the Independence National Historic Park, and steep yourself in history at Powel House.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia route maker app .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Lancaster.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Nemours Mansion & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
National Constitution Center ©
National Constitution Center

2
nights
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Amish Farm and House. On the 26th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Allegro Wine Shoppe Strasburg. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Lancaster Central Market, examine the collection at Wilbur Chocolate Candy Store, contemplate the long history of The Amish Farm and House, get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, then wander the streets of Amish Country, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lancaster Brewing Company.

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Getting from Philadelphia to Lancaster by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Lancaster

Wineries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Lititz, Hershey, Amish Country, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, Downtown Franklin and Gray Line Tours. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin, shop like a local with Franklin Glassblowing Studio, explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown). Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, see Gray Line Tours, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nashville trip planner.

You can fly from Lancaster to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lancaster to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In April, Nashville is a bit warmer than Lancaster - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Blues Hall of Fame Museum has been added to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Mallory-Neely House. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sun Studio and Beale Street. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Graceland, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old Dominick Distillery, sample the tasty concoctions at High Cotton Brewing Company, and stop by Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc..

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Blues Hall of Fame Museum ©
Blues Hall of Fame Museum
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You've added Steamboat Natchez, Cajun Encounters, FreeWheelin' Bike Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Royal Street or Hemmerling Gallery of Southern Art. You'll explore and learn at The National WWII Museum and Historic New Orleans Collection. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and look for all kinds of wild species at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read New Orleans vacation planner .

Getting from Memphis to New Orleans by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Memphis in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon by One Day Tours, Gondola Rides at the Venetian, Donny and Marie, and other attractions you added. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and Titanic. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

5
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
For shopping fun, head to Ala Moana Center or Don Quijote. Let the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and Honolulu Museum of Art capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Iolani Palace, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, examine the collection at US Army Museum of Hawaii, and wander the streets of Chinatown.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Honolulu in 9 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Honolulu, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kailua, Sunset Beach Park, Waikele Premium Outlets, Byodo-In Temple, Dole Plantation
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

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