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 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
5
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h
6
Topeka
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h
7
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
8
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
10
San Francisco
— 11 nights
Drive:  10​h
11
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and The Artistic Hand Gallery & Studio. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets and The LEGO Store. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: Cape Canavarel National Cemetery (in Scottsmoor), St. Barnabas Episcopal Church (in DeLand) and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Titusville). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, and try out the rides at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Orlando road trip app .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Orlando. In September, daytime highs in Orlando are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Escape the urban bustle at Loch Raven Reservoir and Tidal Basin. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary (in Lothian) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in October, things will get slightly colder in Washington DC: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Loch Raven Reservoir, Gettysburg National Military Park, Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary
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), grab your bike and head to East River Waterfront Esplanade, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tiles For America. On your second day here, trek along Hook Mountain State Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City planning website .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the galleries of Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, and then admire the majestic nature at Whirlpool State Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls day trip tool .

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get a bit cooler in Niagara Falls: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, then contemplate the long history of Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and then shop like a local with Chicago Cultural Center.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Chicago tour website .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October in Chicago, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Topeka.

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
Topeka

Topeka ©
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at Evel Knievel Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum of History, then take a stroll through Massachusetts Street, then view the masterpieces at Phoenix Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Wonder Fair.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Topeka trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Chicago to Topeka takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in October, you will find days in Topeka are somewhat warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Topeka

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lawrence
Highlights from your plan
Evel Knievel Museum ©
Evel Knievel Museum
Museum of History ©
Museum of History
First Presbyterian Church Topeka ©
First Presbyterian Church Topeka

3
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Visit The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Canyon Road for their historical value. Do your shopping at Nedra Matteucci Galleries and Keshi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Fe: Ojito Wilderness (in San Ysidro) and Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument (in Cochiti Pueblo). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Tesuque Glassworks, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Monroe Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe tour planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Topeka to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Topeka to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Topeka in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Ojito Wilderness, Tesuque Glassworks, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Keshi ©
Keshi
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 24th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Heard Museum, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then stop by Just Roughin' It Adventure Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, and then examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Phoenix day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Phoenix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe in October, things will get much hotter in Phoenix: highs are around 38°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

Just Roughin' It Adventure Company
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Just Roughin' It Adventure Company ©
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Take a break from the city and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove. It doesn't end there: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and admire all the interesting features of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Diego planner .

You can fly from Phoenix to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in October, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

11
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Head to Exploratorium and Ghirardelli Squarefor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in October, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Safari West, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas vacation builder app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. November in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Parks Tours

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Venice Beach and Boardwalk will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Craft Contemporary, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

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

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