45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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Buffalo
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Minneapolis
— 1 day
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Big Timber
— 1 night
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Seattle
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Buffalo

Buffalo ©

Queen City

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, then make a trip to Canalside, then revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Joseph's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Buffalo sightseeing planner.

Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar to Buffalo is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 11.5 hours traveling from Yangon (Rangoon) to Buffalo due to the time zone difference. December in Buffalo sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Empire State Building. Head to Fifth Avenue and SoHofor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, go for a walk through Central Park, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Buffalo in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. Family-friendly places like Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at National Mall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online itinerary planner.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

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Specialty Museum
National Air and Space Museum
4.6

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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.
Kids will enjoy The Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Cultural Center. Museum of Science and Industry and The Magnificent Mile are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Milwaukee (St. Stanislaus Oratory, Basilica of St. Josaphat, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, don't miss a visit to Marquette Building, and admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chicago online route planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in December; daily highs in Chicago reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

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Religious Site
Basilica of St. Josaphat
4.8

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Mill City Museum, admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Minneapolis online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Minneapolis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in December, expect Minneapolis to be little chillier, temps between -2°C and -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Big Timber.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums · Historic Sites

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Religious Site
Cathedral of Saint Paul
4.8
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History Museum
Mill City Museum
4.6

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Big Timber

Big Timber ©
Big Timber is a city in and the county seat of Sweet Grass County, Montana, United States. On the 18th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Greycliff Prairie Dog Town State Park and then stroll around Natural Bridge Falls Picnic Area. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Two Rivers Gallery and then see the interesting displays at Crazy Mountain Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Big Timber online road trip planner.

You can drive from Minneapolis to Big Timber in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Minneapolis in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Big Timber, with highs around 1°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Big Timber

Parks · Nature · Museums

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Specialty Museum
Crazy Mountain Museum
4.9

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Garden of the Gods and Denver Art Museum. Do your shopping at Denver Botanic Gardens and 16th Street Mall. Change things up with a short trip to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs (about 1h 30 min away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station, and look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver trip planner.

Getting from Big Timber to Denver by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Big Timber in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Denver: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): hit the slopes at Aspen Mountain / Ajax. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Buttermilk Mountain.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Aspen tour itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Denver to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Denver in December, with highs in Aspen at 1°C and lows at -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Winter Sports · Nature · Outdoors
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Family-friendly places like The Strip and Fountains of Bellagio will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Henderson to see Clark County Heritage Museum about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Aspen to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Aspen in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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The Strip
4.1
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Specialty Museum
The Mob Museum
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Specialty Museum
The Neon Museum
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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.
Shop till you drop at Santa Monica Farmers Market and The Disney Gallery. Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Third Street Promenade), Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Rodeo Drive (in Beverly Hills). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Montana Avenue, examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and shop like a local with The Grove.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
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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.
Bring the kids along to Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellers. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Exploratorium, wander the streets of Union Square, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (17°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Science Museum
Exploratorium
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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Get a sense of the local culture at Pike Place Market and Seattle Art Museum. Step out of Seattle to go to Renton and see Jimi Hendrix Grave Site, which is approximately 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, admire the landmark architecture of King Street Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around 10°C and lows about 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for home.

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Neighborhood
Pioneer Square
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Specialty Museum
The Museum of Flight
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