43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Phoenix
— 4 nights
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Aspen
— 4 nights
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Denver
— 5 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights

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Honolulu

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.
Get in touch with nature at Shark Diving and Swim with Dolphins. Iolani Palace and Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Skydiving). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, contemplate the long history of Queen Emma Summer Palace, hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, and get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary site.

Durban, South Africa to Honolulu is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -12 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Durban in July; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
Shark Diving
Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee Mecanique and Cable Car Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Walt Disney Family Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Sacramento (California State Capitol Museum & California State Railroad Museum). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, trek along Lands End, and wander the streets of North Beach.

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Fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 8 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Honolulu in July, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kiva Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Baldwin Beach, and then stroll through Meeks Bay Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe road trip site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach
Baldwin Beach ©
Baldwin Beach

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Los Angeles by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Popular historic sites such as Montezuma Castle National Monument and Downtown Historic Area are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Musical Instrument Museum and Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson. Go for a jaunt from Phoenix to Payson to see Tonto Natural Bridge State Park about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, trot along with a tour on horseback, admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camelback Mountain.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix road trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Phoenix is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Phoenix: temperatures range from 48°C by day to 34°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©
Montezuma Castle National Monument
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maroon Bells and Off-Road Tours. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Crater Lake Trail. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Independence Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rio Grande Trail, hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Aspen trip maker tool.

Getting from Phoenix to Aspen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in August; daily highs in Aspen reach 29°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum and Molly Brown House Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Trail Ridge Road and Mount Evans. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Flatirons (in Boulder), Summit Lake Park (in Idaho Springs) and Estes Park (Off-Road Tours, Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church, and take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Aspen to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Aspen in August, expect Denver to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Flatirons ©
Flatirons

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Escape the urban bustle at Lakefront Trail and Lake Michigan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chicago Riverwalk and Museum of Science and Industry. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, and wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile.

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Fly from Denver to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Denver to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Chicago. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk

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Miami

Miami ©

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get some cultural insight at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hollywood Beach and Anhinga Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Fishing Charters & Tours (in Miami Beach), Key Largo (Parasailing & Paragliding & Swim with Dolphins) and Las Olas Beach (in Fort Lauderdale). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, explore the activities along Buttonwood Canal, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Miami takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect Miami to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like New York Public Library and Eastern State Penitentiary. Get some historical perspective at Brooklyn Heights Promenade and 9/11 Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Philadelphia (Philadelphia Museum of Art & Liberty Bell Center). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

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You can fly from Miami to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Miami in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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