45 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
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Chicago
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New York City
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Chicago
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
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Hana
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Honolulu
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Seattle — 13 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Tacoma (Chihuly Bridge of Glass, Washington State History Museum, &more), Hurricane Ridge (in Olympic National Park) and Discover Nature (in Mount Rainier National Park). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip site.

Sydney, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in February: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 11°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Chicago.
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Chicago — 8 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, get a new perspective on nature at Field Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chicago travel route builder app.

You can fly from Seattle to Chicago in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 2°C to lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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New York City — 3 nights

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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Chicago.
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Chicago — 3 nights

Windy City

Enjoy Chicago some more: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Michigan Avenue Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, and take an in-depth tour of Chicago History Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Chicago attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in March, expect little chillier with lows of -1°C in Chicago. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 3 nights

Sin City

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 10th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see Off-Road Tours, and then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, Las Vegas is warmer than Chicago - with highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 1 night

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 16°C, while nights are colder with lows around -5°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.
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Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

Yosemite National Park — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planning tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. March in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.
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Death Valley National Park — 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, then cruise along Artists Dr, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and finally get great views at Dante's View.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March; daily highs in Death Valley National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.
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Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

San Francisco — 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Oakland California Temple in Oakland, approximately Oakland away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at de Young Museum, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco attractions site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Death Valley National Park to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in March, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Hana.
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Hana — 4 nights

Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
Change things up with a short trip to Haleakala Crater in Haleakala National Park (about 54 minutes away). There's lots more to do: cruise along Hana Highway - Road to Hana, explore the fascinating underground world of Hana Lava Tubes, identify plant and animal life at Pools at Ohe'o, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps and other tourist information, go to the Hana trip tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Hana in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Hana is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in March; daily highs in Hana reach 32°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Honolulu.
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Honolulu — 1 night

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.
On the 25th (Sat), stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Honolulu online route planner.

Getting from Hana to Honolulu by flight takes about 4 hours. In March, daytime highs in Honolulu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Historic Sites

United States travel guide

4.6
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Maui travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.
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