57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 7 nights
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Boston
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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New York City — 7 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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Empire State Building will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker site.

Jakarta, Indonesia to New York City is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Jakarta to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jakarta in November, with highs in New York City at 16°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Boston.
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Boston — 1 night

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then make a trip to Ether Monument, and finally stroll around Boston Common. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): wander the streets of North End, then traverse land and water with a duck tour, then explore the galleries of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Boston online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Boston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Boston at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 5 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.
Kids will enjoy National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planning tool.

You can fly from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in November, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Chicago.
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Chicago — 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, admire the striking features of Reliance Building, and take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chicago planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in November; daily highs in Chicago reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Gatlinburg.
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Gatlinburg — 2 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky, then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and finally learn about winemaking at Little Bear Winery. On the next day, take a memorable drive along Little River Road, pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, then cruise along Newfound Gap Road, and finally learn about winemaking at Tennessee Cider Company.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg road trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Chicago, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gatlinburg, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to fly 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Step out of Orlando to go to Saint Cloud and see Boat Tours & Water Sports, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 23rd (Sat) at Magic Kingdom Park. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort and admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Orlando holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Gatlinburg to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Gatlinburg, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Key West.
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Key West — 4 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Attractions like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Boat Tours & Water Sports make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, don't miss a visit to Truman Little White House, take a leisurely stroll along Mallory Square, and explore and take pictures at Fort Zachary Taylor.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Key West tour builder.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Orlando in November, with lows around 26°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 28th (Thu).
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. On the 1st (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: trek along Rim Trail, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and get great views at Mather Point.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Grand Canyon National Park using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Key West to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Key West in November, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, temps between 14°C and -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 5 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.
Family-friendly places like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Mob Museum will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see Off-Road Tours, shop like a local with The Strip, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 16°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, get great views at Half Dome, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and hike along May Lake Trailhead.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park day trip website.

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf will thrill your kids. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Oakland California Temple in Oakland, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Crissy Field, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and sample the tasty concoctions at Anchor Brewing Company.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 3 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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.
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San Diego — 3 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.
Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and USS Midway Museum. Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park, examine the collection at Mingei International Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 3 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Diamond Head State Monument make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu journey builder site.

You can fly from San Diego to Honolulu in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) 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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