48 days in United States, Mexico City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

48 days in United States, Mexico City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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48 days in United States, Mexico City & Niagara Falls Itinerary

Start: Muscat, Oman
Fly:  26​h
1
Mexico City, Mexico
— 9 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
2
New York City, United States
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
3
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
4
Washington DC, United States
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Charleston, United States
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Miami Beach, United States
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas, United States
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Death Valley National Park, United States
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
10
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Los Angeles, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Muscat, Oman

9
nights
Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
National Museum of Anthropology and Frida Kahlo Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Zona Arqueologica Teotihuacan and National Palace (Palacio Nacional) for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Mexico City: Cuernavaca (Robert Brady Museum & Club de Golf de Cuernavaca). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Palacio de Bellas Artes, look for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, see the interesting displays at Museo del Tiempo Tlalpan, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center (Centro Historico).

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mexico City trip itinerary tool .

Muscat, Oman to Mexico City is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Muscat to Mexico City, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Muscat in July; daily highs in Mexico City reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Mexico City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cuernavaca, Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Zona Arqueológica de Teotihuacan Estacionamiento Puerta 5
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6
nights
New York City, United States

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Get a sense of the local culture at Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove), Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Point Lookout Beach (in Point Lookout). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mexico City to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Mexico City in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Point Lookout Beach, Ocean Grove Beach, Bronx Zoo
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 20:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

2
nights
Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
You've now added Niagra Park Way to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Journey Behind the Falls, then appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk, and then admire all the interesting features of Niagra Park Way. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Niagara-On-The-Lake Hockey, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then identify plant and animal life at Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Niagara Falls in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Niagara Falls is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Niagara-on-the-Lake
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Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Niagara-On-The-Lake Hockey ©
Niagara-On-The-Lake Hockey
Wine Tours & Tastings

6
nights
Washington DC, United States

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and Gettysburg National Military Park. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Art and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Bloomery Plantation Distillery (in Charles Town), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Town, and get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In July, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Baltimore, Antietam National Battlefield, Old Town
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 28:
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Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

6
nights
Charleston, United States

Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum and Shade Winery. Appreciate the collections at Whipple Company Store and Museum and Tamarack. Venture out of the city with trips to New River Gorge Bridge (in Fayetteville), River Rafting & Tubing (in Oak Hill) and Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park (in Parkersburg). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Battle Run Beach, learn about winemaking at Daniel Vineyards, take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, and pause for some photo ops at West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charleston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in July, Charleston is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Beckley, Daniel Vineyards, Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, Mardi Gras Casino, New River Gorge Bridge
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 3:
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River Rafting & Tubing
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Shade Winery ©
Shade Winery

6
nights
Miami Beach, United States

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Relax by the water at South Beach and Haulover Beach Park. Get some cultural insight at Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami Beach: Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood), Everglades National Park (Shark Valley & Anhinga Trail) and Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale Beach & Stranahan House). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, steep yourself in history at Barnacle State Historic Site, explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Miami Beach online travel route planner .

Getting from Charleston to Miami Beach by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Charleston in August, expect Miami Beach to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami, Everglades National Park, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Beach, Haulover Beach Park
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 10:
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Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

2
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey maker tool .

You can fly from Miami Beach to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami Beach to Los Angeles. In August, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Miami Beach - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Santa Monica Pier, Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach will get you outdoors. The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
Death Valley National Park, United States

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 16th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for little chillier nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

2
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Death Valley National Park to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, see the interesting displays at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning website .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Nature

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:
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La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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