59 days in Continental USA Itinerary

59 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA trip planner

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

— 5 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stop by Times Square, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City online trip maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New York City. January in New York City sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 24°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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 museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 44°F, and evening lows to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Orlando

— 5 nights

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.
Have a day of magic on the 10th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 12th (Wed) at Magic Kingdom Park. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and identify plant and animal life at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Orlando day trip website.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in January; daily highs in Orlando reach 71°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can fly to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Key West

— 5 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.
Step out of Key West with an excursion to National Key Deer Refuge in Big Pine Key--about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Key West tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, Key West is a bit warmer at night with lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
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, take a stroll through Garden District, and examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans road trip tool.

Fly from Key West to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Key West in January: high temperatures in New Orleans hover around 59°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Los Angeles

— 4 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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (70°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

San Diego

— 4 nights

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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, walk around La Jolla Cove, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego journey planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January in San Diego, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to fly to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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.
Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and trek along Makiki Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip builder tool.

You can fly from San Diego to Honolulu in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in January, with highs in Honolulu at 81°F and lows at 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Lahaina, Maui

— 6 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Wailuku (Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House & Iao Valley) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Maui Ocean Center, and get impressive views of Molokini Crater.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 2.5 hours. In February in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 67°F at night. You will leave for San Francisco on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 4 nights

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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

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Fly from Lahaina to San Francisco in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahaina to San Francisco is 2 hours. Traveling from Lahaina in February, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 62°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
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For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip planning tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 48°F to lows of 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Las Vegas

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try your luck at Casino At The Venetian.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 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, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, get great views at Lipan Point, and contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (49°F), and nights are colder (18°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive