57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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57 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Savannah
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  15​min
10
West Hollywood
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
12
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

7
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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, go for a walk through Central Park, look for gifts at Tiffany & Co., and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New York City using our trip planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. In December in New York City, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

5
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.
Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary and The National Archives Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park, The Lion Potter of Gettysburg, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Get some cultural insight at Savannah Historic District and Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Visit Midway Museum and Fort Pulaski National Monument for their historical value. Take a break from Savannah with a short trip to Tybee Island Beach in Tybee Island, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, stop by Savannah Bee Company, get engrossed in the history at Pin Point Heritage Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of City Market.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Savannah trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Washington DC to Savannah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Savannah: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Tybee Island
Highlights from your plan
Tybee Island Beach ©
Tybee Island Beach
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©

6
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The National WWII Museum and Royal Street. Popular historic sites such as Garden District and Immaculate Conception Church are in your itinerary. Spend the 17th (Fri) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans online day trip planner .

You can fly from Savannah to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Savannah in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

4
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Popular historic sites such as The Alamo and Mission San Jose are in your itinerary. Shop till you drop at The San Antonio River Walk and South Congress Avenue. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Antonio: Austin (Central Market & Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center). There's lots more to do: take in the history at Mission Concepcion, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, admire the striking features of Tower of the Americas, and appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from New Orleans to San Antonio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in January, San Antonio is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Austin
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 22nd (Wed), examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center, and then explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Colorado Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from San Antonio in January, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park

6
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.
Visit La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach for some beach relaxation. Get a sense of the local culture at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Venture out of the city with trips to Moonlight State Beach (in Encinitas) and South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, stroll through Mission Beach Park, kick back and relax at Coronado Beach, and shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego itinerary planner.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to San Diego in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to San Diego. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in January: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coronado Beach, South Carlsbad State Beach, Moonlight State Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take a stroll through El Paseo Shopping District, take in breathtaking views at Tahquitz Canyon, and then look for gifts at Brandini Toffee.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Palm Springs online trip maker .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Palm Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Palm Springs can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

El Paseo Shopping District
Highlights from your plan
Brandini Toffee ©
Brandini Toffee
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon

7
nights
Los Angeles

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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Royal Palms State Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & The Disney Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, stop by Amoeba Music, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Bay
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

1
night
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, shop like a local with Montana Avenue, and then stop by Fred Segal.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a West Hollywood trip simple and quick.

West Hollywood is very close to Los Angeles. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: highs in West Hollywood hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Outdoors Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Fred Segal ©
Fred Segal
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel are in your itinerary. On the 10th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online route planner .

Getting from West Hollywood to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. When traveling from West Hollywood in February, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 10°C by day to -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery
McGurk Meadow ©
McGurk Meadow

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 13th (Thu), stroll through Carmel River State Beach, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Carmel takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in February: highs in Carmel hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach), Half Moon Bay (Pescadero State Beach & Pescadero State Beach) and San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio). There's lots more to do: stroll through Fort Funston National Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey planner .

Drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in San Francisco are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pescadero State Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, San Gregorio State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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