54 days in Continental USA Itinerary

54 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Key West
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Orlando
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Key West — 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Key West: National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key) and Marathon (Crane Point Museum & Nature Center & Spas & Wellness). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, and contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion Inn.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Key West online route planner.

Miami to Key West is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Key West are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Washington DC.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips

Washington DC — 3 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get advice or help at Library of Congress.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online tour planner.

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Key West in January: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 44°F and lows are around 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

New York City — 6 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in New York City, with lows of 24°F. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.
Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Las Vegas — 5 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and try your luck at Casino At The Venetian.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas itinerary website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (65°F), and nights are much hotter (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Casinos

Yosemite National Park — 3 nights

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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, grab your bike and head to Yosemite Valley Biking, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and take an in-depth tour of Parsons Memorial.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 48°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 18°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

San Francisco — 5 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Lahaina.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Lahaina, Maui — 3 nights

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lahaina: Wailuku (Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House & Iao Valley). Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Napili Beach, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lahaina trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Lahaina takes 7 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in February, with highs in Lahaina at 78°F and lows at 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Honolulu.
Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Beaches
Side Trips

Honolulu, Oahu — 5 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 2.5 hours. February in Honolulu sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 69°F at night. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to San Diego.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Side Trips

San Diego — 4 nights

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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego holiday planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to San Diego in 7 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Honolulu in March: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 69°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Side Trip

Los Angeles — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall, shop like a local with The Grove, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in March, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly to New Orleans.
Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trips

New Orleans — 4 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, walk around New Orleans City Park, and see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 61°F, while days are little chillier, around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Orlando.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Orlando — 5 nights

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.
Step out of Orlando with an excursion to Stetson Mansion in DeLand--about 50 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 15th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 17th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, discover the magic at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

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Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in March: highs in Orlando hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Side Trips