26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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New York City — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Jauja, Peru to New York City is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Jauja in January, expect nights in New York City to be much colder, around 24°F, while days are slightly colder, around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can fly to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City — 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, then steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall, then see the interesting displays at Church History Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City vacation planning site.

You can fly from New York City to Salt Lake City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Salt Lake City can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.
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Moab — 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Take a break from Moab with a short trip to Delicate Arch in Arches National Park, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arches National Park, and explore and take pictures at Arches National Park Scenic Drive.

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Getting from Salt Lake City to Moab by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Moab when traveling from Salt Lake City in January, with lows around 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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Monument Valley — 1 night

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): cruise along Monument Valley – Highway 163 Scenic Drive, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and then look for gifts at Goulding’s Gift Shop.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Monument Valley trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Monument Valley can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
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Tours · Scenic Drive · Shopping · Outdoors
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Las Vegas — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Monument Valley to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 59°F and lows reach 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can fly to San Francisco.
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Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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San Francisco — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco planning site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in January since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to New Orleans.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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New Orleans — 3 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and walk around New Orleans City Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read New Orleans online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in New Orleans can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Orlando.
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Orlando — 5 nights

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 (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's lots more to do: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary website.

Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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Utah travel guide

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The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.
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