57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
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Seattle
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Honolulu, Oahu
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San Francisco
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St. Helena
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Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
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San Antonio
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New Orleans
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Miami Beach
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Key West
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Washington DC
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Yellowstone National Park

— 5 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Lower Geyser Basin and Elephant Back Mountain. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Old Gardiner Road, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, and look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online trip planner.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Gothenburg to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Gothenburg in April, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 6°C and lows about -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Seattle day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, expect nights in Seattle to be warmer, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Honolulu, Oahu

— 5 nights

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.
USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park will appeal to museum buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach), Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku) and Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Diamond Head State Monument, kick back and relax at Kapiolani Regional Park, stroll around Ehukai Beach Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Traveling from Seattle to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in April, expect Honolulu to be much warmer, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, visit SoMa, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Honolulu in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

St. Helena

— 3 nights

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and Modus Operandi Cellars. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Helena: Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery & Sapphire Hill Winery), Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum (in Napa). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the St. Helena day trip app.

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: highs in St. Helena hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, wander the streets of Montana Avenue, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Helena to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Helena in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at New York New York Casino, and enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Guenther House Museum, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of King William Historic District, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Juan, and then take in the history at Mission Espada.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our San Antonio online day trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

New Orleans

— 4 nights

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.
Shop till you drop at Royal Street and Jamie Hayes Gallery. You'll explore and learn at The National WWII Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle). There's lots more to do: visit Garden District, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner.

You can fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in May, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach

— 4 nights

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Get in touch with nature at Shark Valley Visitor Center and Anhinga Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami Beach: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Key Largo), Gumbo Limbo Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, stroll through Haulover Beach Park, and admire the masterpieces at Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts (WMODA).

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Miami Beach route tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to Miami Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Miami Beach is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in May, you will find days in Miami Beach are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Key West

— 4 nights

Conch Republic

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery. Visit Truman Little White House and Key West Cemetery for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Key West: Crane Point Museum & Nature Center (in Marathon), Big Pine Key (National Key Deer Refuge & Bahia Honda State Park) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Islamorada). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, see the interesting displays at Oldest House & Garden Museum, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Key West trip builder app.

Fly from Miami Beach to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Washington DC

— 4 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.
You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum. Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online road trip planner.

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Key West in June, Washington DC is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

New York City

— 7 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip tool.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (31°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.