46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Arusha
Fly:  29​h
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
8
Sanford
— 4 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Arusha

6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Arusha, Tanzania to New York City is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Arusha to New York City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Arusha in December, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas. In December in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

6
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.
On the 30th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

5
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.
On the 4th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Valley View, cruise along Tioga Pass, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park vacation builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -12°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Sanford.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
Sanford

Sanford ©
Sanford is a city in the central region of the U.S. Change things up with these side-trips from Sanford: Titusville (Canaveral National Seashore & NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex), Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Lake Wales). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Giraffe Ranch, look for all kinds of wild species at Oakland Nature Preserve, and admire the majestic nature at Blue Spring State Park.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sanford trip generator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Los Angeles to Sanford. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Sanford can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sanford

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Titusville, Stetson Mansion, Oakland Nature Preserve, Giraffe Ranch, Blue Spring State Park
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Canaveral National Seashore ©
Canaveral National Seashore

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