47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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New Orleans
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Everglades National Park
— 2 nights
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Key West
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
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Lahaina, Maui
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Diego
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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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and walk around New Orleans City Park.

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San Antonio to New Orleans is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in December, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (57°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Everglades National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Everglades National Park

Largest Subtropical Wilderness in the United States

A vast expanse of pristine wetlands, Everglades National Park holds the distinction of being the largest tropical wilderness in the U.S.
On the 22nd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pineland Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Slough Slog, then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley Visitor Center, and finally get outside with Osceola panthers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Mahogany Hammock, steep yourself in history at Nike Missile Site HM-69, then look for all kinds of wild species at Anhinga Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Gumbo Limbo Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Mrazek Pond.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Everglades National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from New Orleans to Everglades National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in December, expect nights in Everglades National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 71°F, while days are much hotter, around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Everglades National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, examine the collection at Oldest House & Garden Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Key West Aquarium, and finally view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, enjoy the sea views from Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, and finally don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Key West day trip planning website.

You can fly from Everglades National Park to Key West in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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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 26th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 28th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park and find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

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You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in December, Orlando is little chillier at night with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

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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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect Washington DC to be colder, temps between 51°F and 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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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 Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and go for a walk through Times Square.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°F in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): make a trip to Millennium Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, then engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Reliance Building, then meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Chicago trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Chicago to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°F and 18°F. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums

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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.
On the 9th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, get great views at Mohave Point, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 44°F, while lows dip to 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

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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.
On the 12th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy some diversion at Machine Guns Vegas, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, have fun at Gun Garage, have fun at Las Vegas Shooting Center, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour website.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

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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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: stroll through Half Dome, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 13°F, while days are slightly colder, around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

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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: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Crissy Field, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip website.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 59°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Honolulu, Oahu

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 Pupukea (Ehukai Beach Park & Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument), Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and pause for some photo ops at King Kamehameha Statue.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In January, Honolulu is much hotter than San Francisco - with highs of 81°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Lahaina, Maui

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, fulfill a lifelong dream with The Magic Merman Snorkel Charters, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Lahaina road trip planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. January in Lahaina sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Hilo, Island of Hawaii

America's Wettest City

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hilo: Kailua-Kona (Maka’ula ‘O’oma Tract, Swim with Dolphins, &more) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kīlauea, Keanakakoi Crater Overlook, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, identify plant and animal life at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, and admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hilo journey site.

Fly from Lahaina to Hilo in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 64°F. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Soarin' Around The World, Disneyland Park, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary website.

Getting from Hilo to Los Angeles by flight takes about 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Hilo to Los Angeles is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hilo in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 70°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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San Diego

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip site.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in San Diego are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.