52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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52 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
plane:  51​h
1
Orlando
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
5
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  13​h
6
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
7
Albuquerque
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
8
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
9
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
10
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Elko
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
12
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
14
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
15
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
16
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

9
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.
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will appeal to museum buffs. For shopping fun, head to Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets or The Artistic Hand Gallery & Studio. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Cape Canavarel National Cemetery (in Scottsmoor) and St. Barnabas Episcopal Church (in DeLand). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, and try out the rides at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Orlando is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Orlando, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Winter Park, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, The Artistic Hand Gallery & Studio
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

3
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.
National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Loch Raven Reservoir and Tidal Basin. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary (in Lothian) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Newseum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Loch Raven Reservoir, Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tiles For America. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Hook Mountain State Park, then see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planning app .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Hook Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 14th (Mon), learn about all things military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, and then immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Buffalo
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 17th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile, then contemplate the long history of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Chicago Cultural Center.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Chicago holiday planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In October in Chicago, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll set off for Oklahoma City on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
On the 20th (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Old Round Barn, then appreciate the history behind Centennial Land Run Monument, and then learn more about the world around you at Museum of Osteology.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Oklahoma City online route maker .

Fly from Chicago to Oklahoma City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Chicago in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Oklahoma City, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Old Round Barn
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Osteology
Museum of Osteology
The Old Round Barn ©
The Old Round Barn
Centennial Land Run Monument ©
Centennial Land Run Monument

3
nights
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 21st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, and then take a stroll through Albuquerque Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, then take in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument, and then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Albuquerque day trip planning app .

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Oklahoma City in October, expect little chillier with lows of 10°C in Albuquerque. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 24th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, then examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix trip website .

Getting from Albuquerque to Phoenix by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in October, things will get a bit warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 38°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
Camelback Mountain ©
Camelback Mountain

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
USS Midway Museum and Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego visit planning website .

You can fly from Phoenix to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in October, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). On the 28th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and USS Pampanito. Visit Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Elko.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Elko

Elko ©
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): look for gifts at J.M. Capriola Co, see the interesting displays at Northeastern Nevada Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Sherman Station Visitor's Center.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Elko tour itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Elko by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for slightly colder days in Elko, with highs around 12°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Elko

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Northeastern Nevada Museum ©
Northeastern Nevada Museum
J.M. Capriola Co ©
J.M. Capriola Co

2
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and then stop by Eagle's Store. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then explore the galleries of Yellowstone Historic Center.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Elko to West Yellowstone takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Elko to West Yellowstone is 1 hour. In November, West Yellowstone is little chillier than Elko - with highs of 2°C and lows of -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 6th (Wed), cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then get engrossed in the history at Murie Centre, then contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Grand Teton National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In November, daytime highs in Grand Teton National Park are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Salt Lake City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In November, Salt Lake City is somewhat warmer than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

5
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Annenberg Space for Photography are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, browse the different shops at The Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in November, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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