58 days in United States Itinerary

58 days in United States Itinerary

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Bus to East London, Fly to Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly
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Portland
— 5 nights
Fly
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 5 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to New Orleans
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly
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Key Largo
— 4 nights
Drive
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Marathon
— 4 nights
Drive
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Key West
— 4 nights
Fly
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Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
Drive
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Chincoteague Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cape May
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
Fly to Port Elizabeth, Bus to Port Alfred

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Las Vegas — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Green Valley Range. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, and get outside with Mandalay Bay Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary tool.

Port Alfred, South Africa to Las Vegas is an approximately 30-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 10 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trips

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge for their historical value. Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: stop by Fisherman's Wharf, get great views at Twin Peaks, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and get curious at Exploratorium.

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

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Portland.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip

Portland — 5 nights

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Visit Haystack Rock and Manzanita Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Cannon Beach and Volcano Lands - Private Tours will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: Oswald West State Park (in Cannon Beach), Schreiner's Iris Gardens (in Salem) and Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Portland Timbers, trek along Forest Park, walk around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildwood Trail.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Portland sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can fly to Zion National Park.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Side Trips

Zion National Park — 2 nights

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

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Fly from Portland to Zion National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Moab.
Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Moab — 5 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Arches National Park and Off-Road Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Island in the Sky (in Canyonlands National Park) and Fiery Furnace (in Arches National Park). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on Deep Desert Expeditions, explore the stunning scenery at Canyonlands National Park, explore and take pictures at Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, and scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zion National Park in June since evenings lows in Moab dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.
Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks
Side Trips

New Orleans — 3 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get in touch with nature at Happiness Bayou Tours and Chalmette National Historical Park. Visit Garden District and Beauregard-Keyes House for their historical value. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at Cabildo, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Moab to New Orleans by combination of car and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Moab to New Orleans is 1 hour. When traveling from Moab in June, plan for little chillier days and warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Key Largo.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Key Largo — 4 nights

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Visiting Florida Keys Flats Fishing and Spiegel Grove will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Key Largo to Everglades National Park to see Anhinga Trail about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours, explore the gorgeous colors at Key Largo Dry Rocks, immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and step aboard USCG Bibb.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Key Largo trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from New Orleans to Key Largo in 4 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. Expect little chillier evenings in Key Largo when traveling from New Orleans in June, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Marathon.
Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Side Trip

Marathon — 4 nights

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Relax by the water at Bahia Honda State Park and Anne's Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Valley Visitor Center and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, stroll through Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and explore the gorgeous colors at Sombrero Reef.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marathon online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Key Largo to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Marathon, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Key West.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Side Trips

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.
Get outdoors at Fort Zachary Taylor and Dry Tortugas National Park. Visit Key West Cemetery and Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum for their historical value. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the gorgeous colors at Western Dry Rocks, kick back and relax at Smathers Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vandenberg Wreck.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Key West trip maker tool.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

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.
Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to Blue Heron River Tours Inc in DeLand, about 56 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 27th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 25th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Orlando, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to fly to Washington DC.
Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Tours · Wildlife
Side Trips

Washington DC — 5 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.
Get some historical perspective at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and National Mall. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Orlando in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Chincoteague Island.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trip

Chincoteague Island — 2 nights

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): grab your bike and head to Bike Depot and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge.

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Traveling by car from Washington DC to Chincoteague Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. July in Chincoteague Island sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cape May.
Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Cape May — 3 nights

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Step out of the city life by going to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Cape May City Beaches. There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, relax in the rural setting at Jersey Shore Alpacas, stroll through Cape May Bird Observatory, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May Point State Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cape May online holiday planner.

Getting from Chincoteague Island to Cape May by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Cape May are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to New York City.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Side Trips

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Cape May to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.

Utah travel guide

4.8
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

Florida travel guide

4.3
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Virginia travel guide

4.6
History Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Historic Sites
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.

New Jersey travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.