31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
6
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
9
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
End: Cincinnati

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Cincinnati to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Cincinnati in December, you will find days in Los Angeles are much warmer (69°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (49°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Curry Village Ice Rink, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and get great views at Washburn Point.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 46°F and lows reach 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in December, with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 45°F by day to 15°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Orlando online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando is 2 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, with highs in Orlando at 71°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

3
nights
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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at The Pentagon.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip maker website .

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in January, with highs in Washington DC at 44°F and lows at 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

4
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in New York City when traveling from Washington DC in January, with lows around 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): walk around Smale Riverfront Park, then put a fun spin on your tour with Houdini's Room Escape, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, and finally examine the collection at Lucky Cat Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, then make a trip to Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cincinnati travel route planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Cincinnati in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Cincinnati are 39°F, while nighttime lows are 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©

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