38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  9​h
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Reno
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Ketchum
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h
5
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
8
Savannah
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 8 nights
End: New York City

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 16th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip site .

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 76°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

4
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Churchill State Historic Park and St Theresa Catholic Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Golf Club at Whitehawk Ranch and Grizzly Ranch Golf Club. Take a break from Reno with a short trip to Plumas Pines Golf Course in Graeagle, about 1h 25 min away.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Reno trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Reno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Reno: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites

Side Trips

Golf Club at Whitehawk Ranch, Grizzly Ranch Golf Club, Fort Churchill State Historic Park, Plumas Pines Golf Course, St Theresa Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Plumas Pines Golf Course ©
Plumas Pines Golf Course
Fort Churchill State Historic Park ©
St Theresa Catholic Church ©
St Theresa Catholic Church

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers for their historical value. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway from Reno to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Reno - with highs of 64°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
day
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Ketchum Cemetery.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Ketchum trip itinerary planning tool .

Explore your travel options from San Francisco to Ketchum with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Ketchum is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in November, things will get much colder in Ketchum: highs are around 44°F and lows about 26°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Ketchum

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ketchum Cemetery ©
Ketchum Cemetery

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall and then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park online day trip planner .

You can drive from Ketchum to Glacier National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 40°F, and evening lows to 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mountain Falls Golf Club and Hoover Dam Bypass. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, make a trip to Stratosphere Tower, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online holiday builder .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Glacier National Park in November, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 68°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park, Mountain Falls Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Wynn Las Vegas ©
Wynn Las Vegas

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, then do a tasting at Twisted Pine Winery, and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery and then sample the tasty concoctions at Dakota Shivers Brewing.

To find maps and more tourist information, use the Rapid City trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Rapid City in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Rapid City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around 35°F and lows are around 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Twisted Pine Winery, Dakota Shivers Brewing, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Custer State Park, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Dakota Shivers Brewing ©
Dakota Shivers Brewing

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then steep yourself in history at Mercer Williams House Museum, and finally take a stroll through Savannah Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of City Market, then steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then get engrossed in the history at Owens-Thomas House, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Compline at Christ Church Anglican.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Savannah takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rapid City to Savannah. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Rapid City in December; daily highs in Savannah reach 66°F and lows reach 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace ©
Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace

8
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 inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coffee Pot Cellars Tasting Room and Fire Island National Seashore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Paumanok Vineyards (in Aquebogue), Sea Girt Beach and Boardwalk (in Sea Girt) and Brook hollow winery (in Columbia). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Greenwich Village, get engrossed in the history at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Times Square.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Savannah to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Savannah in December, with highs in New York City at 48°F and lows at 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trips

Sea Girt Beach and Boardwalk, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Coffee Pot Cellars Tasting Room, Blue Ridge Estate Winery, Franklin Hill Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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