52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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Orlando
— 9 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 3 nights
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 8 nights
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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 Cape Canavarel National Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to The Artistic Hand Gallery & Studio and Timothy's Galleryfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: St. Barnabas Episcopal Church (in DeLand) and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Merritt Island). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip maker tool.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Orlando is an approximately 51-hour flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Orlando. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and The National Archives Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary (in Lothian) and Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In October, Washington DC is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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 ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tiles For America. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Hook Mountain State Park, then examine the collection at New York Public Library, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City travel planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, and then immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip planner.

Drive from New York City to Niagara Falls in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Niagara Falls at 20°C and lows at 9°C. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House
Whirlpool State Park ©
Whirlpool State Park

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, then contemplate the long history of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chicago online holiday planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Chicago in 9.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Oklahoma City on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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
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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Old Round Barn, appreciate the history behind Centennial Land Run Monument, and then engage your brain at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Oklahoma City travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Oklahoma City takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©

Duke City

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Felipe de Neri Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): get curious at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, then stroll through Petroglyph National Monument, and then engage your brain at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Oklahoma City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Albuquerque, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

2
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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Phoenix itinerary planning app.

Getting from Albuquerque to Phoenix by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Camelback Mountain ©
Camelback Mountain
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Visiting Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Phoenix to San Diego in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or 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 little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and California Academy of Sciences. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Safari West (in Santa Rosa), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing tool.

Traveling by car from San Diego to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Diego in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and Titanic. Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Little Finland (in Mesquite) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, get your game on at Wreck Room, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Museum-lovers will get to explore Griffith Observatory and Annenberg Space for Photography. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica), Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles visit planning website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in November; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 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 · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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