51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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51 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Aspen
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h
6
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
7
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
9
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
12
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
13
Orlando
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
14
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
15
Key West
— 2 nights
Drive:  25​h
16
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
17
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  42​h
18
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
19
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
20
Salem
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
21
Olympic Valley
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
22
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
23
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
24
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

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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 16th (Mon): engage your brain at California Science Center, then make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, then contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade. On the next day, examine the collection at The Getty Center, make a trip to Hollywood Sign, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in December, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 11°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 18th (Wed), make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim travel app .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In December, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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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 (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see reviews and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder website .

Getting from Anaheim to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Anaheim in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Route 66. On the 26th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Route 66, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Powell Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Grand Canyon National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Aspen to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9.5 hours. Traveling from Aspen in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (8°C), and nights are about the same (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

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Aspen

Aspen ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Buttermilk Mountain.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Aspen vacation planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Aspen in 9.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, with highs in Aspen at 1°C and lows at -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Nature Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, then get a new perspective on nature at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, and finally get curious at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, and then see the interesting displays at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque route builder site .

Traveling by flight from Aspen to Albuquerque takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in December; daily highs in Albuquerque reach 11°C and lows reach -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Museums Childrens Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Balloon Rides

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 27th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at AT&T Stadium, contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Reunion Tower.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas driving holiday planner .

Fly from Albuquerque to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Albuquerque to Dallas is 1 hour. In December, Dallas is a bit warmer than Albuquerque - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, AT&T Stadium
Highlights from your plan

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Alamo, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally get into the urban bustle at Tower of the Americas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Dallas to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dallas in December; daily highs in San Antonio reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Garden District. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans vacation builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Antonio in December, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): make a trip to Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Memphis by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in January, things will get little chillier in Memphis: highs are around 11°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nashville sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Nashville are 10°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 4th (Sat), see a show at Fox Theatre, take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, find something for the whole family at SKYVIEW Atlanta, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium.

To plan Atlanta vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Nashville to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 1°C in Atlanta. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Orlando trip planner.

You can drive from Atlanta to Orlando in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in January; daily highs in Orlando reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, then kick back and relax at South Beach, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Patrick Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of American Airlines Arena and then examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami road trip planning site .

Getting from Orlando to Miami by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Orlando in January, with highs in Miami at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Duval Street, then make a trip to Southernmost Point, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Key West journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Key West takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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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.
On the 11th (Sat), take a stroll through Times Square. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Rockefeller Center and then go for a walk through Central Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City vacation builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in January, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally don't miss a visit to Prophet Isaiah's Second Coming House. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, make a trip to Canalside, and then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Niagara Falls to be a bit cooler, temps between 0°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Buffalo
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Prophet Isaiah's Second Coming House ©

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Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Seattle takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in January; daily highs in Seattle reach 10°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, trek along Forest Park, then steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Powell's City of Books, then see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Oregon Zoo, and finally examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Portland online vacation planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): stop by Willamette Valley Cheese Company, then examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Oregon Garden, then don't miss a visit to The Gordon House, then take in the dramatic scenery at Silver Falls State Park, and finally learn about winemaking at Willamette Valley Vineyards.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salem travel route builder site .

You can drive from Portland to Salem in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Silverton, Wine Tours & Tastings, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Willamette Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Garden ©
Oregon Garden
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Olympic Valley

Olympic Valley ©
On your second day here, stroll through Squaw Valley Ski Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Olympic Valley travel route planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Salem to Olympic Valley. Traveling from Salem in January, expect Olympic Valley to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Parks Tours Classes

Side Trips

Emerald Bay State Park, Gatekeeper's Museum, Lake Tahoe
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe
Gatekeeper's Museum ©
Gatekeeper's Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and then get great views at Tunnel View. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then make a trip to Olmsted Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic Valley to Yosemite National Park. In January, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Twin Peaks, explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park, and then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour website .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): make a trip to Hollywood Sign, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Staples Center, take an in-depth tour of La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

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

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Staples Center ©
Staples Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

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