35 days in Continental USA Itinerary

35 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 1 night
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
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Honolulu, Oahu

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Honolulu is known for historic sites, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, see the interesting displays at Bishop Museum, and kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu road trip planning tool.

Los Angeles to Honolulu is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in January: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 81°F and lows are around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in January, with highs in San Francisco at 59°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 14th (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chicago online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Chicago takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Traveling from San Francisco to Chicago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 32°F and lows are around 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in January, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°F and 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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.
On the 20th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, then pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Phillips Collection.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip builder website.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Washington DC are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 23rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, and admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Orlando day trip site.

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Washington DC in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 71°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

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Key West

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Key West trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Garden District. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, examine the collection at Cabildo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans holiday planner.

Getting from Key West to New Orleans by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to New Orleans. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Key West in January, with highs in New Orleans at 59°F and lows at 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and enjoy some diversion at The Range 702.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas attractions planning app.

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Las Vegas, with lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

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San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego online trip builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, San Diego is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): shop like a local with The Grove and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning tool.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. February in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Shopping

Side Trips