56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights

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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, shop like a local with Union Square, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online tour planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, don't miss a visit to Central Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planning website.

Fly from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Central Park ©
Central Park
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from New York City to Yosemite National Park takes 78 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in December, expect much colder with lows of -11°C in Yosemite National Park. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, and step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to San Diego in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, things will get warmer in San Diego: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online vacation planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in January, expect Las Vegas to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
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, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get great views at Lipan Point, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 7°C and lows at -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, you will find days in New Orleans are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are much warmer (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

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Miami

Miami ©

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
When in Miami, make a side trip to see Shark Valley Visitor Center in Everglades National Park, approximately Everglades National Park away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, browse the different shops at Dolphin Mall, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and shop like a local with Bayside Marketplace.

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You can fly from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In January, Miami is a bit warmer than New Orleans - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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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.
Step out of Orlando to go to DeLand and see Stetson Mansion, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld, get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

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Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Miami in February since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

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 Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Puu Ualakaa State Park, and identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu journey planner.

Getting from Orlando to Honolulu by flight takes about 15.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Orlando in February: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach