45 days in United States & Bahamas Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Anaheim, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Diego, United States
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 6 nights
Bus to Flagstaff, Fly to Dallas
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Dallas, United States
— 4 nights
Fly
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Austin, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
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Houston, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
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Orlando, United States
— 5 nights
Fly to Nassau, Taxi to Paradise Island
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Paradise Island, Bahamas
— 2 nights
Taxi to Nassau, Fly to New York City
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New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Fly
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San Francisco, United States
— 6 nights
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Anaheim, United States — 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Step off the beaten path and head to San Clemente Pier and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Change things up with a short trip to Heisler Park in Laguna Beach (about 36 minutes away). Have a day of magic on the 11th (Mon) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's more to do: make a trip to Downtown Disney District.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip itinerary app.

Adelaide, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Anaheim is minus 17.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in September, you will find days in Anaheim are much warmer (36°C), and nights are a bit warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, United States — 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Santa Monica State Beach and The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica), The Getty Villa (in Malibu) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles attractions planner.

Drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. September in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.
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San Diego, United States — 5 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at San Diego Fly Rides and Coronado Island. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Temecula, approximately Temecula away. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Pacific Beach, and snap pictures at Coronado Bridge.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego day trip app.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States — 6 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step off the beaten path and head to South Kaibab Trail and Desert View Watchtower. On the 23rd (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Rim Trail, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, get great views at Yaki Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from San Diego in September since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.
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Dallas, United States — 4 nights

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grapevine Historic Main Street District and Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Worth (Sundance Square, Kimbell Art Museum, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, enjoy breathtaking views from Reunion Tower, appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, and walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas online trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Dallas are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Austin.
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Austin, United States — 2 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and finally hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take some stellar pictures from Mount Bonnell, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Austin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Austin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Austin are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Houston.
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Houston, United States — 2 nights

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 3rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, examine the collection at 1940 Air Terminal Museum, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Color Factory, stroll around Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and finally contemplate the long history of Sam Houston Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip itinerary app.

Fly from Austin to Houston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Houston, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can fly to Orlando.
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Orlando, United States — 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Fun Spot America. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (in Merritt Island) and Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Saint Cloud). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, make a trip to Tree of Life, and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Orlando driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Houston to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Orlando are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Paradise Island.
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Paradise Island, Bahamas — 2 nights

Located just off the shore from the capital city, Paradise Island offers glamorous gambling, luxury living, and a welcome dose of island exploration as well.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see what you can catch with Bahama Island Excursions, then tee off at Ocean Club Golf Course, and then make a trip to The Cloister. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marine Habitat at Atlantis and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paradise Island day trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Orlando to Paradise Island in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Orlando in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Paradise Island, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.
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New York City, United States — 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, stroll around Brooklyn Bridge Park, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New York City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Paradise Island to New York City in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Paradise Island in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco, United States — 6 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and San Francisco Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Dutton Goldfield Winery (in Sebastopol) and Healdsburg (Gracianna Winery & Wine Tours & Tastings). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from New York City to San Francisco in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly 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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Bahamas travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Water & Amusement Parks
Part of an archipelago encompassing hundreds of islets and cays, Bahamas boast many pink beaches, which get their vibrant color from fractured seashells mixed with ordinary sand. For most pleasure seekers an ideal holiday in Bahamas consists of various sea activities, occasionally interrupted by tours of several cities, offering an eclectic music scene dominated by calypso, soca, and junkanoo genres. Romantic enough to attract newlyweds from around the globe, the islands are also a major center of eco-tourism, with visits to national parks and diving tours in colorful reefs among the most popular things to do in Bahamas.
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