38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to New Orleans
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights
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Chicago — 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the striking features of Reliance Building, stroll around Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, then admire the striking features of Chicago Board of Trade Building, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago online journey planner.

Rome, Italy to Chicago is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Rome to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Rome in October; daily highs in Chicago reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park — 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Fly from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in October, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (9°C), and nights are colder (-4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In October, Los Angeles is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
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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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and enjoy the sea views from Fort Point.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning app.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 5 nights

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 2nd (Wed), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove, look for all kinds of wild species at North Dome, and take some stellar pictures from Half Dome.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
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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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and try your luck at Casino At The Venetian.

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Drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: highs in Las Vegas hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 5 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 9th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (14°C), and nights are cooler (-6°C). You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.
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New Orleans — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): walk around New Orleans City Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and then make a trip to French Quarter. On the next day, examine the collection at Cabildo, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (19°C), and nights are much hotter (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 3 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.
Pack the 17th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 16th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort and make an unforgettable trip to Epcot.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Orlando driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in November: highs in Orlando hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 4 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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC attractions planning site.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Orlando in November, you will find days in Washington DC are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are colder (6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.
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New York City — 6 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, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. November in New York City sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight 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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