43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
4
Key West
— 4 nights
5
Big Pine Key
— 1 night
6
Orlando
— 4 nights
7
New York City
— 4 nights
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
9
Carmel
— 1 night
10
San Francisco
— 6 nights

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.
The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

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

5
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Visiting Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Cabrillo Tide Pools will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. The Mob Museum and Nostalgia Street Rods will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Overton to see Valley of Fire State Park about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
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.
Kids will enjoy The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Fishing Charters & Tours. Do your shopping at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and Isle Cook Key West. Spend the 24th (Sat) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Fort Zachary Taylor.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Key West in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Key West hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

1
night
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Artists in Paradise Gallery, identify plant and animal life at National Key Deer Refuge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Big Pine Key trip planner.

You can drive from Key West to Big Pine Key in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Artists in Paradise Gallery ©
Artists in Paradise Gallery

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.
Bring the kids along to Discovery Cove and Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 28th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 31st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park.

Plan trip to Orlando with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Big Pine Key to Orlando by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Big Pine Key in July, plan for little chillier nights in Orlando, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

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Fly from Orlando to New York City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Orlando in August, with highs in New York City at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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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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.
Bring the kids along to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Escape the urban bustle at Mariposa Grove and Tuolumne Meadows. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, grab your bike and head to Yosemite Valley Biking, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from New York City to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 78 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park is minus 3 hours. Expect colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Lovers Point, thendon't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then kick back and relax at Point Lobos.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip itinerary maker website.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 15.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Carmel: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Kids will appreciate attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Ferry Building Marketplace. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco route planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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