40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 7 nights
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Denver
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h
9
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Krakow

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, get curious at California Science Center, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Krakow, Poland to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In December, Los Angeles is much hotter than Krakow - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

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Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): walk around Mariposa Grove and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Washburn Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip site .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (7°C), and nights are colder (-12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

7
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, take a stroll through Times Square, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to New York City in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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Fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of -5°C to lows of -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, and finally wander the streets of 16th Street Mall. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver online visit planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Denver in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January, plan for warmer days in Denver, with highs around 7°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Colorado Springs is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, nature, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Garden of the Gods, admire all the interesting features of Pike's Peak - America's Mountain, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs itinerary planning website .

Traveling by bus from Denver to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Manitou Springs
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain

3
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Double Arch and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours, then look for gifts at Gearheads Outdoor Store, then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Double Down Bike Shop.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Moab using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Colorado Springs to Moab in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Colorado Springs in January, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Moab: temperatures range from 2°C by day to -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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