34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Key West
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights

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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Lombard Street, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning site.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Science Museum
Exploratorium
4.6

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
On the 4th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -12°C. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to Chicago.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Bridalveil Fall
4.5
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Waterfall
Vernal Fall
4.8
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Geologic Formation
El Capitan
4.9

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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.
On the 7th (Thu), get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building, and finally admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, stroll through Millennium Park, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chicago vacation builder tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Chicago in 11 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Chicago is 2 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, you will find days in Chicago are little chillier (0°C), and nights are about the same (-9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Aquarium
Shedd Aquarium
4.1

5
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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Chicago to New York City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in January, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 5°C and lows about -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Empire State Building
4.4
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Must see
Central Park
4.8
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Architectural Building
Rockefeller Center
4.6

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online journey planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. January in Washington DC sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Key West

Key West ©

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.
On the 18th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally don't miss a visit to Southernmost Point. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Oldest House & Garden Museum, browse the exhibits of Truman Little White House, don't miss a visit to Duval Street, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, then view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Key West tour planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Key West in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in January, things will get much warmer in Key West: highs are around 28°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Highlights from your trip

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Orlando

Orlando ©

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 20th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 23rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure and explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Key West in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Cabildo, examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. On the next day, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans road trip planner.

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans. Traveling from Orlando in January, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
French Quarter
4.1
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Military Museum
The National WWII Museum
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Garden District
4.7

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, and try to win big at Casino At The Venetian.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Las Vegas, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
4.5

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Honolulu at 32°C and lows at 22°C. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Scenic Walking Area
Diamond Head State Monument
4.7

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