41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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41 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tsilivi, Zakynthos
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  12​h 45​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
10
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
11
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
12
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Tsilivi, Zakynthos

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then get a taste of the local shopping with Bellevue Square, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary builder .

Tsilivi, Greece to Seattle is an approximately 18-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tsilivi to Seattle. Traveling from Tsilivi in December, things will get slightly colder in Seattle: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Bellevue Square
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

4
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.
Get outdoors at Mount Washburn and Lamar Valley. Spend the 25th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, take in the awesome beauty at Elephant Back Mountain, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Old Gardiner Road.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in December, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at -5°C and lows at -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum, view the masterpieces at Craft & Folk Art Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Annenberg Space for Photography, and don't miss a visit to Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in December, expect Los Angeles to be much warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Glacier Point. On the 2nd (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Spend the 4th (Sat) on the water with a fishing tour. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at North Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Curry Village Ice Rink, admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel route builder .

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. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 9°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
North Dome ©
North Dome
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
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 City Lights Booksellers. You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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.
Visiting Kailua Beach Park and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will get you outdoors. USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu itinerary planning app .

Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in January; daily highs in Honolulu reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Step out of the city life by going to Swim with Dolphins and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Visit Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Kahaluu Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Anaehoomalu (in Waikoloa) and Pu'u Huluhulu trail (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Mauna Kea Beach.

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

You can fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and bus. January in Kailua-Kona sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pu'u Huluhulu trail, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kahaluu Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Mauna Kea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Grand Canyon Village. On the 17th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kailua-Kona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Kailua-Kona to Grand Canyon National Park. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kailua-Kona in January: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 7°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Neon Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 5°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

1
night
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 21st (Tue), stroll through South Beach, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, buy something for everyone on your list at Village of Merrick Park, then examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami tour planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Miami in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, you will find days in Miami are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are much warmer (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, Aventura Mall, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail ©
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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nights
Key West

Key West ©
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.
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Audubon House & Tropical Gardens and Key West Cemetery are in your itinerary. Step out of Key West with an excursion to National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, cast your line with a fishing tour, shop like a local with 7 Artists & Friends, and take in the exciting artwork at Key West Pottery.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Key West online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

National Key Deer Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and stop by Tiffany & Co..

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in January, expect New York City to be cooler, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping
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 ©

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