8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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8 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Orlando
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Orlando

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 19th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas planner .

Orlando to Las Vegas is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of train, taxi, and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in January, expect Las Vegas to be little chillier, temps between 59°F and 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, then admire all the interesting features of Staples Center, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online tour planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 70°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 23rd (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Golden Gate Park, wander the streets of Union Square, and then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation maker tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
On the 25th (Fri), admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: highs in New York City hover around 40°F, while lows dip to 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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