51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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51 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bhubaneswar
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  9 h 15 min
9
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
10
Orlando, Florida
— 5 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
11
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Bhubaneswar

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Ghirardelli Square and Petaluma Seed Bank. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Union Square, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary app .

Bhubaneswar, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bhubaneswar in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Petaluma Seed Bank
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
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.
Spend the 17th (Mon) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, trek along Lembert Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Shop till you drop at The Grove and Third Street Promenade. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Farmers Market). Pack the 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: stop by Amoeba Music and wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stop by Shimazu Shave ice, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center, and then pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip website .

Getting from Los Angeles to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of tram and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Honolulu, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Manoa Falls ©
Manoa Falls

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and then browse the different shops at Pacific Place.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle. While traveling from Honolulu, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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.
Bring the kids along to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. For shopping fun, head to The Strip or Barneys New York. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip site .

Getting from Seattle to Las Vegas by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Las Vegas hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Canyon Village Marketplace and Verkamp's Curios. On the 1st (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along North Kaibab Trail, get great views at Lookout Studio, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are cooler (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Family-friendly places like Hayden Valley and Grand Teton will thrill your kids. On the 6th (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, stop by Fishing Bridge General Store, and explore and take pictures at Virginia Cascade Drive.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip builder .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. In October, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kids will enjoy Roaring Fork and Quiet Walkways. Step out of Gatlinburg to go to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and see Andrews Bald Trail, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, hike along Upper Tremont Road in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and take in the dramatic scenery at Spruce Flats Falls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip planner.

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Gatlinburg in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Gatlinburg. In October, Gatlinburg is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 27°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

5
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Discovery Cove. For shopping fun, head to The Mall at Millenia or Disney Springs. Have a day of magic on the 16th (Tue) at Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 17th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

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You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Gatlinburg to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Gatlinburg in October, with highs in Orlando at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

6
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.
Do your shopping at Shopping Girlfriend NYC and The Strand Bookstore. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stop by Li-Lac Chocolates, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Orlando to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in October, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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