47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Louisville
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Fort Worth
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
10
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
13
Anaheim
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
14
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
End: Honolulu, Oahu

2
nights
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.
On the 29th (Thu), wander the streets of Greenwich Village, then hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, then see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and finally take a stroll through Dumbo. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of SoHo, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, examine the collection at New York Public Library, then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then take a stroll through Times Square, and finally examine the collection at Gulliver's Gate.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Los Angeles to New York City is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple and then look for gifts at Macy's Philadelphia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square, take an in-depth tour of Independence Seaport Museum, steep yourself in history at Christ Church, steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, then see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Independence Seaport Museum ©
Independence Seaport Museum
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Phillips Collection, admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, then explore the world behind art at Smithsonian American Art Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC vacation planner.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Bring the kids along to Las Olas Beach and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Lock & Load Museum and History of Diving Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Islamorada (Petals With Pizzazz & Alligator Reef Light House), Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Fort Lauderdale Beach Park (in Fort Lauderdale). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get to know the resident critters at ZWF Miami, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and meet the residents at Safari Edventure.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Miami sightseeing site .

Fly from Washington DC to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Miami is warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Islamorada, Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, Pinecrest Gardens, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

2
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.
On the 10th (Tue), stop by The LEGO Store, then don't miss a visit to Cinderella Castle, then make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, and finally revel in the low prices at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, get engrossed in the history at Wells' Built Museum of African American History, and then admire the landmark architecture of Stetson Mansion.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando journey builder tool .

Getting from Miami to Orlando by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Miami in November, Orlando is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Orlando

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Wells' Built Museum of African American History, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Avatar Flight of Passage ©
Avatar Flight of Passage
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

5
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Appreciate the collections at Whitney Plantation and Jamie Hayes Gallery. Get outdoors at Kayaking & Canoeing and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Global Wildlife Center (in Folsom) and Saint Francisville (The Myrtles Plantation & Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and take a stroll through Faubourg Marigny.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans travel route planner .

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Orlando in November, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saint Francisville, Whitney Plantation, Global Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and The District. You'll explore and learn at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Step out of Nashville to go to Franklin and see McGavock Confederate Cemetery, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The George Jones, steep yourself in history at Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum, explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from New Orleans to Nashville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in November, Nashville is cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery

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nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 20th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, take a stroll through Frankfort Ave, examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, explore the world behind art at 21c Museum Hotel, then sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kentucky Derby Museum, try to win big at Churchill Downs, then sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Angel's Envy Distillery.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Nashville to Louisville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Louisville is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in November, expect nights in Louisville to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

1
night
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House, then explore the world behind art at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fort Worth trip app .

You can fly from Louisville to Fort Worth in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Louisville in November; daily highs in Fort Worth reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth ©
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral
The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House ©
The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Marin Headlands and Lands End. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Mumm Napa in Rutherford, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, and contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Fort Worth to San Francisco in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Mumm Napa
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Pinball Hall of Fame. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and Shelby American Inc. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, and wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

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Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Redondo Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Santa Monica Pier, Redondo Beach, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
We've included these beaches for you: Victoria Beach and Harbor Beach. Kids will enjoy Downtown Disney and The Disney Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Anaheim: CODA Gallery (in Palm Desert), Lake Fulmor (in Idyllwild) and Antique Galleries of Palm Springs (in Palm Springs). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Europa Village, experience the excitement of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, and discover the magic at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!.

You can plan Anaheim trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In December in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Anaheim

Fun & Games Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Temecula, CODA Gallery, March Field Air Museum, Antique Galleries of Palm Springs, Victoria Beach
Highlights from your plan
Indiana Jones Adventure ©
Indiana Jones Adventure
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney
Lake Fulmor ©
Lake Fulmor

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Bishop Museum. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Haleiwa (Scuba & Snorkeling, Sunset Beach Park, & more) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). There's much more to do: hike along Koko Crater Railway Trail, steep yourself in history at Queen Emma Summer Palace, enjoy the sand and surf at Kuhio Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Honolulu in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Anaheim to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Anaheim, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pupukea, Kaneohe, Lanikai Beach
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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