48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

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48 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 32 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
6
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

32
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.
Popular historic sites such as El Pueblo de Los Angeles and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum are in your itinerary. Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (The Disney Gallery, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, & more), Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes) and Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Santa Monica Place, & more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall, contemplate the long history of Hollyhock House, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles planning site .

If you are flying in from Malta, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Beverly Hills, Malibu, Laguna Beach
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, hike along Artist Point, then take in the natural beauty of Sulphur Caldron, then look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, then explore the striking landscape of Artists’ Paintpots, and finally explore the striking landscape at Beryl Spring.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park journey builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are colder (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Times Square, make a trip to Fifth Avenue, stroll around Central Park, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

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Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

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
Times Square ©
Times Square

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. In August, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and Union Square. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for much colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Visiting Discovery Cove and Disney's Animal Kingdom will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Greenwood Cemetery and St Jude Maronite Catholic Church. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at City Hall, and learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando road trip planning tool .

You can fly from San Francisco to Orlando in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Orlando, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Orlando reach 39°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

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