46 days in Continental USA Itinerary

46 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA itinerary planner
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly to Hilton Head, Taxi to Savannah
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Savannah
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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Miami Beach
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
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San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, gain insight at San Francisco Art Institute, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route app.

Dubbo, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. When traveling from Dubbo in December, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Chicago.
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Chicago — 3 nights

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower and then engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then stroll around Millennium Park, and then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip builder tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Chicago. Expect cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Chicago hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls — 1 night

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Chicago to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. December in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to New York City.
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New York City — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, go for a walk through Central Park, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Niagara Falls to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Niagara Falls in December, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to fly to Washington DC.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at United States Botanic Garden, then appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC trip maker tool.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for Savannah.
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Savannah — 2 nights

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery and then walk around Forsyth Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Savannah Historic District, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then sample the fine beverages at Hilton Head Distillery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Savannah takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, Savannah is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can fly to Key West.
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Key West — 3 nights

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.
Key West is known for sightseeing, wildlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Key West Aquarium.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Key West online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Savannah to Key West takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Savannah in December: highs in Key West hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can fly to Miami Beach.
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Miami Beach — 4 nights

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Step out of Miami Beach to go to Everglades National Park and see Shark Valley Visitor Center, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, take a stroll through Collins Avenue, shop like a local with Bayside Marketplace, and explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Miami Beach trip site.

You can fly from Key West to Miami Beach in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Miami Beach, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 6 nights

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 2nd (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orlando route maker website.

Getting from Miami Beach to Orlando by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami Beach in January, things will get a bit cooler in Orlando: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans online travel route planner.

You can fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Orlando in January, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

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 13th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (7°C), and nights are colder (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas planning tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 5°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 4 nights

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Honolulu road trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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