40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Nassau, New Providence Island
Fly:  7​h
1
New York City
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Nassau, New Providence Island

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Bring the kids along to Central Park and New York Public Library. The adventure continues: make a trip to Times Square, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary maker .

Nassau, Bahamas to New York City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Nassau in November, things will get colder in New York City: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Teton and Lower Geyser Basin. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park journey website .

Getting from New York City to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 0°C and lows at -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Travel Town. Attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Pack the 17th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, get curious at California Science Center, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In November, Los Angeles is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

6
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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Spend the 22nd (Fri) on the water with a fishing tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 14°C and lows are around -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and SoMa. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to B Cellars Vineyards and Winery in Oakville--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of North Beach, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and explore and take pictures at Twin Peaks.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are much hotter (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Honolulu hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Wed), try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, then try your luck at The Mirage, and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with The Strip, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Honolulu to Las Vegas in 9 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Discovery Cove and Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 8th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park.

Discover how to plan a Orlando trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Orlando by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Orlando is somewhat warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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