36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Miami
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Orlando
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Chicago
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Nashville
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Gatlinburg
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Las Vegas
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San Antonio
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Los Angeles
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Lahaina, Maui
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San Francisco
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Miami — 2 nights

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 26th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then take a stroll through Ocean Drive, and then take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Miami trip builder website.

London, UK to Miami is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Miami due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, things will get much hotter in Miami: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to fly to Orlando.
Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Parks
Side Trip

Orlando — 3 nights

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.
On the 28th (Fri), cool off at Discovery Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando road trip website.

You can fly from Miami to Orlando in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Orlando, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Chicago.
Theme Parks

Chicago — 2 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chicago driving holiday planning website.

Fly from Orlando to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In October, Chicago is much colder than Orlando - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Nashville.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Tours

Nashville — 1 night

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Chicago, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nashville, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.
Museums · Fun & Games · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Gatlinburg — 2 nights

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 3rd (Thu), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and then learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg holiday planning tool.

Getting from Nashville to Gatlinburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Museums · Fun & Games
Side Trip

Las Vegas — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Gatlinburg to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gatlinburg in November: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 23°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly to San Antonio.
Parks · Shopping · Nature · Historic Sites

San Antonio — 2 nights

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 9th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, then admire the landmark architecture of Tower of the Americas, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, then have fun at Brackenridge Park, then take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, and finally stroll around Hemisfair Park.

For photos and other tourist information, use the San Antonio online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Antonio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, things will get somewhat warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 27°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can fly to Los Angeles.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Los Angeles — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route planner.

You can fly from San Antonio to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Lahaina.
Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui — 9 nights

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Karen Lei's Gallery (in Kahakuloa), Wailea Beach (in Wailea) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, contemplate the geological forces at Molokini Crater, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lahaina tour builder tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Lahaina by flight takes about 7.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lahaina, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for the flight to San Francisco.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips

San Francisco — 6 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Napa to see Wine Tours & Tastings about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Lahaina to San Francisco in 7 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Lahaina in November, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (20°C), and nights are colder (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.

Texas travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · History Museums · Room Escape Games
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Hawaii travel guide

4.4
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Aloha State
An archipelago of hundreds of volcanic islands located in a geological hot spot in the middle of Pacific, Hawaii offers diverse natural scenery and a warm tropical climate. The six major islands open to tourism draw visitors with their sun-drenched public beaches and craggy natural trails. Thanks to their mid-Pacific location, the islands boast a vibrant native culture influenced by both North America and Asia. You can spend your vacation basking in the modern comforts of the big hotels, but to experience the true spirit of these islands, remember that real Hawaiians live outdoors. Encounter nature by surfing, swimming, fishing, and picnicking, or join a guided tour across the ancient lava flows to the top of Hawaii's rugged volcanic peaks.