53 days in United States Itinerary

53 days in United States Itinerary

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53 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly + Drive:  24​h
1
Niagara Falls
— 8 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Cape Canaveral
— 9 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Disney
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Sacramento
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
7
Burlington
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Durban

8
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Get some historical perspective at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex and Frank Lloyd Wright's Graycliff. Step off the beaten path and head to Letchworth State Park and Niagara Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Niagara Falls: Our Lady of Victory Basilica (in Lackawanna), Buffalo (Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, Times Beach Preserve, & more) and Tillman Road Wildlife Management Area (in Clarence). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, explore the engaging exhibits at The Strong National Museum of Play, admire the majestic nature at Lake Erie State Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of the Genesee.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls visit planner .

Durban, South Africa to Niagara Falls is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Durban to Niagara Falls is minus 7 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Cape Canaveral.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Buffalo, Rochester, Jamestown, The Falls of Carillon, Black Willow Winery
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Letchworth State Park ©
Letchworth State Park

9
nights
Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. You'll get in some beach time at Cocoa Beach and Hangar's Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fishing Charters & Tours and McKee Botanical Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Melbourne (Paradise Beach & Park & Brevard Zoo), Navy Seal Museum (in Fort Pierce) and Herman’s Bay Beach (in Jensen Beach). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Lori Wilson Park, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Jetty Park, and stroll through Playalinda Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cape Canaveral day trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Niagara Falls to Cape Canaveral takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in July, with highs in Cape Canaveral at 38°C and lows at 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Disney.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Satellite Beach, Cocoa Beach, Merritt Island, Titusville, Port Canaveral
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach
Navy Seal Museum ©
Navy Seal Museum

4
nights
Disney

Disney ©
Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park and Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cabin Creek Battlefield and Pensacola Dam. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Disney: Natural Falls State Park (in West Siloam Springs), Bowling Ball Yard Art (in Nowata) and Foyil (World's Largest Totem Pole & Totem Pole Park). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Spavinaw Area at Grand Lake State Park, don't miss a visit to Will Rogers Archway, and stroll around The Blue Hole Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Disney day trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Cape Canaveral to Disney with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July in Disney, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Disney

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Foyil, Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park, Pensacola Dam, Bowling Ball Yard Art, Will Rogers Archway
Highlights from your plan
Bernice Area at Grand Lake State Park ©
Cabin Creek Battlefield ©
Cabin Creek Battlefield

9
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Taft Point and Tioga Pass. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at El Capitan and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Spend the 24th (Wed) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, hike along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and get great views at Tunnel View.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yosemite National Park using our trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Disney to Yosemite National Park. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Disney in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Visalia.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

1
night
Visalia

Visalia ©
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sequoia National Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Visalia tour itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Visalia with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July; daily highs in Visalia reach 43°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Visalia

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sequoia National Park ©
Sequoia National Park

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 2nd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum, see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at California State Capitol Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sacramento trip planning site .

You can drive from Visalia to Sacramento in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Sacramento, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Burlington.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum

8
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Shelburne Museum and Crown Point State Historic Site. Take a break from the city and head to Burlington Bike Path and Shelburne Bay Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Burlington: Ticonderoga (King's Garden, Fort Ticonderoga, & more), Adirondack History Centre Museum (in Elizabethtown) and Mt. Philo State Park (in Charlotte). And it doesn't end there: stroll through North Beach Park, immerse yourself in nature at D.A.R. State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Snake Mountain Trail, and relax in the rural setting at Shelburne Farms.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Burlington trip app .

Traveling by flight from Sacramento to Burlington takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. While traveling from Sacramento, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Burlington, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Shelburne, Ticonderoga, Addison, Crown Point, Winooski
Highlights from your plan
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Adirondack History Centre Museum ©
Adirondack History Centre Museum

8
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 in touch with nature at Bushkill Falls and Speed Boats Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Venture out of the city with trips to Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt & Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum), Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie) and The Den of Marbletown (in Kingston). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of The Met Cloisters.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City journey builder app .

You can fly from Burlington to New York City in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Burlington in August, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn, Bushkill Falls, The Den of Marbletown, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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