59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Houston
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Miami
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Portland
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ghirardelli Square. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, wander the streets of Union Square, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

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Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in January; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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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.
Head to Montana Avenue and The Grovefor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Royal Palms State Beach. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Annenberg Space for Photography, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and stop by Craft Contemporary.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online holiday planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yavapai Geology Museum and Bright Angel History Room. On the 26th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, take some stellar pictures from Trailview Overlook, take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 7°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Head to The Printing Museum and Copper Shade Tree Galleryfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Cockrell Butterfly Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: Houston Premium Outlets (in Cypress), Smith Oaks Bird Sanctuary (in High Island) and Whistling Duck Winery (in Weimar). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Houston Audubon, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Houston Zoo, admire the sheer force of Water Wall, and see the interesting displays at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Houston trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Houston is 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Houston, with highs around 20°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge ©
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Whistling Duck Winery ©
Whistling Duck Winery

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The National WWII Museum and Rodrigue Studio. Visiting Chalmette National Historical Park and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve will get you outdoors. Step out of New Orleans to go to Slidell and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, make a trip to Jackson Square, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New Orleans online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in February, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens. Get outdoors at South Beach and Shark Valley Visitor Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Lincoln Road, don't miss a visit to Collins Avenue, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ocean Drive.

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Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Miami is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in February, expect nights in Miami to be a bit warmer, around 21°C, while days are warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Madame Tussauds DC. Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Inside Ski Training Center (in Leesburg) and Great Falls Park (in McLean). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC vacation planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Miami in February: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 10°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and American Museum of Natural History. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fifth Avenue, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Central Park Zoo, contemplate the long history of Hamilton Grange National Memorial, and see the top attractions with Narwhal Yacht Charters.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing site.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. February in New York City sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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

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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Museum of Fine Arts and Newbury Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Brookline Booksmith or Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Plymouth Bay Winery (in Plymouth), The Breakers (in Newport) and Sandwich Glass Museum (in Sandwich). There's much more to do: shop like a local with Charles Street, stroll through Massabesic Audubon Center, relax in the rural setting at The Farm at Eastman's Corner, and identify plant and animal life at Middlesex Fells Reservation.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston online tour planner.

You can fly from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in February; daily highs in Boston reach 4°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Massabesic Audubon Center ©
Massabesic Audubon Center
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Chicago Cultural Center and The Magnificent Mile. Get in touch with nature at Little Red Schoolhouse and Swallow Cliff Stairs. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll around Millennium Park, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and identify plant and animal life at Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago trip maker.

Fly from Boston to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in February, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
Shop till you drop at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Nordstrom. Museum-lovers will appreciate Seattle Art Museum and Glasshouse Studio. Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (Museum of Glass & Washington State History Museum). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom Rack, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seattle tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Seattle takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Seattle. In March, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
Get some cultural insight at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Willamette Valley Vineyards. Escape the urban bustle at Forest Park and Multnomah Falls. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, stroll around Hyland Forest Park, meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, and identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books