40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly + bus:  18​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
2
Charleston
— 17 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
4
Miami Beach
— 5 nights
flight:  6​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
7
Hathaway Pines
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Muscat

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. We've included these beaches for you: Ocean Grove Beach and Point Lookout Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Times Square, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planning app .

Muscat, Oman to New York City is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 9 hours. In July, New York City is slightly colder than Muscat - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Ocean Grove Beach, Point Lookout Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

17
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum and West Virginia State Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park and Mound Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Whipple Company Store and Museum (in Scarbro), River Rafting & Tubing (in Oak Hill) and New River Gorge Bridge (in Fayetteville). There's lots more to do: stroll through Battle Run Beach, view the masterpieces at Blenko Glass Co, explore the striking landscape at New River Gorge National River, and look for all kinds of wild species at McDonough Wildlife Refuge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from New York City to Charleston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Charleston. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marietta, Beckley, South Charleston, West Virginia, Summersville
Highlights from your plan
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Thurmond ©
Thurmond
Shade Winery ©
Shade Winery

1
night
Charleston

Charleston
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Charleston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Charleston in August since evenings lows in Charleston dip to 28°C. On the 4th (Sun), you're off toMiami Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Outdoors Parks

5
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get a sense of the local culture at Art Deco Historic District and Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA). Your itinerary includes some good beach time at South Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami Beach: Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood) and Shark Valley (in Everglades National Park). There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Lincoln Road, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Francis de Sales Catholic Church, view the masterpieces at Britto Central, and explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach route planning tool .

Getting from Charleston to Miami Beach by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Miami, Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA), Shark Valley Visitor Center, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online visit planner .

Drive from Miami Beach to Las Vegas in 42 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Miami Beach in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 12th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park journey planning website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Hathaway Pines.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

1
night
Hathaway Pines

Hathaway Pines ©
Hathaway Pines is an unincorporated community in Calaveras County, California, 8 km (5 mi) south of Arnold and 20 km (12.5 mi) northeast of Angels Camp. Stanislaus National Forest has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of California Cavern, State Historic Landmark, take a peaceful walk through Stanislaus National Forest, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pinecrest Lake Marina.

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Explore your travel options from Los Angeles to Hathaway Pines with the Route module. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Hathaway Pines, with highs around 39°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hathaway Pines

Parks Nature

Side Trip

California Cavern, State Historic Landmark
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and de Young Museum. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Hathaway Pines to San Francisco takes 3 hours. When traveling from Hathaway Pines in August, plan for much colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Let the collections at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum capture your imagination. Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Los Angeles vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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