40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Miami Beach
— 1 night
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Visit USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace for their historical value. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Honolulu is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Honolulu. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in December, you will find days in Honolulu are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Relax by the water at Wailea Beach and Napili Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Kalepolepo Beach Park (in Kihei) and Wailea (Maluaka Beach & Makena Beach). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lahaina journey builder website.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lahaina are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Lahaina

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take a stroll through Bellevue Square, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Seattle day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Seattle takes 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahaina to Seattle is 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Lahaina in December, with highs in Seattle at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. Step out of San Francisco to go to Oakville and see B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, take a stroll through SoMa, and stop by The Castro.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route maker website.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Seattle - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and Ansel Adams Gallery. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around -12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery
Ansel Adams Gallery ©
Ansel Adams Gallery

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In January, Los Angeles is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mob Museum and Nostalgia Street Rods. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Las Vegas is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Garden District and French Quarter. Get some historical perspective at St. Louis Cathedral and Royal Street. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, examine the collection at Cabildo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Ursuline Convent Museum.

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Fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in January since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 17th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, admire the masterpieces at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Lincoln Road, then get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall, and then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach trip website.

You can fly from New Orleans to Miami Beach 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. Traveling from New Orleans in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Miami Beach: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Let the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and 7 Artists & Friends Gallery capture your imagination. Do your shopping at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and Isle Cook Key West. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Key West trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Miami Beach to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, approximately Triangle away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online journey planner.

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, Washington DC is colder than Key West - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Patrick's Cathedral and Ellis Island. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Times Square, don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find ratings and tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, plan for slightly colder nights in New York City, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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