39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Charleston
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Orlando
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Miami
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New Orleans
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Los Angeles
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St. Helena
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San Francisco
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Yosemite National Park
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Las Vegas
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park
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Salt Lake City
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Yellowstone National Park
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Chicago
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New York City

— 3 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Met Cloisters capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Porto, Portugal to New York City is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Porto to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Porto in March; daily highs in New York City reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, engage your brain at Penn Museum, steep yourself in history at Christ Church, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and finally see the interesting displays at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Independence Hall, visit Independence Mall, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In March in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of McLeod Plantation Historic Site, take an in-depth tour of Warren Lasch Conservation Center - H.L. Hunley Submarine, then get a new perspective on nature at The Charleston Museum, and finally see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): learn about all things military at The Powder Magazine, then contemplate the long history of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, then pause for some serene contemplation at Circular Congregational Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Heyward-Washington House.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston travel route planning tool.

Getting from Philadelphia to Charleston by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in March, with highs in Charleston at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Orlando

— 4 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Blue Spring State Park (in Orange City) and Ponce Inlet (Marine Science Center & Lighthouse Point Park). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Orlando, see the sky in a new way at Orlando Science Center, get curious at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and stroll around Lake Eola Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to Orlando by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Charleston in March: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami

— 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Let the collections at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Perez Art Museum Miami capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Wynwood and Dr. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale Beach Park & Las Olas Beach). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, enjoy the sea views from Cape Florida Lighthouse, and get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Orlando to Miami by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Miami, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

New Orleans

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, examine the collection at 1850 House, then explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and finally stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then examine the collection at The Historic New Orleans Collection, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church.

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Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Miami in March: highs in New Orleans hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Avenue, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally explore the world behind art at The Broad. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Runyon Canyon Park, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

St. Helena

— 1 night

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
On the 20th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Sequoia Grove Winery, then appreciate the views at Swanson Vineyards Salon, then do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, and finally steep yourself in history at Bale Grist Mill State Historic Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Helena sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to St. Helena takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, expect St. Helena to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at de Young Museum and Cable Car Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and San Gregorio State Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Muir Beach (in Muir Beach) and Mavericks (in Half Moon Bay). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco planning tool.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from St. Helena in March since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, hike along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally get great views at Valley View.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 13°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): have fun at Strip Gun Club, don't miss a visit to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, then take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with The Strip, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and then take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, with highs in Las Vegas at 27°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Yavapai Geology Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Canyon Railway Depot and Kolb Studio. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Shoshone Point, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in March: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 16°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 31st (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Under-the-Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be about the same, around -7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Natural Curiosity, then make a trip to Provo City Center Temple, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art at Brigham Young University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally take in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City route builder website.

Fly from Bryce Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In March, Salt Lake City is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 1 night

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Salt Lake City in April, expect Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, temps between 6°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Chicago

— 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 4th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank, admire the natural beauty at Garfield Park Conservatory, then admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Chicago River.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Boston

— 2 nights

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 6th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, examine the collection at Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, then appreciate the history behind The Mapparium, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Old State House, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Hancock-Clarke House, then steep yourself in history at Buckman Tavern, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Lexington Green.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston visit planning tool.

Fly from Chicago to Boston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April in Boston, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.