40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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Portland
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Miami
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Austin
— 4 nights
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San Antonio
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, learn about winemaking at Carlton Winemakers Studio, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, walk around Laurelhurst Park, then stroll around Forest Park, then make a trip to Pittock Mansion, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Portland trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Portland is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Portland to be colder, temps between 8°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
Spend the 9th (Mon) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftcurrent Mountain, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, stroll through Highline Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Portland to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Portland in December; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach -1°C and lows reach -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Swiftcurrent Mountain ©
Swiftcurrent Mountain
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

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New York City

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: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Traveling from Glacier National Park in December, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Central Park ©
Central Park
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 17th (Tue), take a memorable tour with Tours and then take in nature's colorful creations at Battery & White Point Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Nathaniel Russell House, contemplate the long history of Aiken-Rhett House, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Charleston travel route site.

Fly from New York City to Charleston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Charleston is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Charleston

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Battery & White Point Gardens ©
Battery & White Point Gardens
Aiken-Rhett House ©
Aiken-Rhett House

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Miami

Miami ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Miami journey planner.

Fly from Charleston to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Charleston in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Miami, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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New Orleans

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, walk around New Orleans City Park, examine the collection at Cabildo, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans travel route planner.

Fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in December, you will find days in New Orleans are much colder (16°C), and nights are slightly colder (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, gain insight at University of Texas at Austin, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Austin attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Austin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in December, you will find days in Austin are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are little chillier (8°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Zilker Metropolitan Park ©
Zilker Metropolitan Park
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Harry Ransom Center ©
Harry Ransom Center

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
San Antonio is known for shopping, historic sites, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and stroll around Eisenhower Park.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Antonio trip planning tool.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Friedrich Wilderness Park ©
Friedrich Wilderness Park
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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Las Vegas

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip site.

Fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. While traveling from San Antonio, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping · Casinos

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Los Angeles

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see where the action happens at Staples Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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