52 days in United States & Caribbean Itinerary

52 days in United States & Caribbean Itinerary

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Los Angeles, United States
— 7 nights
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Las Vegas, United States
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Chicago, United States
— 4 nights
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New York City, United States
— 7 nights
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Miami, United States
— 4 nights
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Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
— 6 nights
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Noord, Aruba
— 3 nights
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Harbour Island, Bahamas
— 1 day
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Paradise Island, Bahamas
— 3 nights
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Nassau, Bahamas
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles, United States

— 7 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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Beverly Hills to see Mulholland Drive about 30 minutes away. Pack the 3rd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, walk around Tongva Park, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder app.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Las Vegas, United States

— 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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, try to win big at New York New York Casino, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park, United States

— 1 night
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 13th (Tue), trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Chicago, United States

— 4 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get in on the family fun at Navy Pier, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and make a trip to Buckingham Fountain.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect warmer evenings in Chicago when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

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New York City, United States

— 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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, get great views at Top of the Rock, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to New York City in 4 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. June in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Miami, United States

— 4 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Key Largo (Island Dolphin Care & Scuba & Snorkeling) and JP Outfitters Inc. (in Hollywood). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, buy something for everyone on your list at Dolphin Mall, and explore the engaging exhibits at Miami Children's Museum.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Miami online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Miami takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Miami hover around 37°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Providenciales.

Things to do in Miami

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

— 6 nights
The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
Providenciales is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Grace Bay Beach, stroll through Long Bay Beach, soothe aching muscles at Glow Fitness TCI, and steep yourself in history at Cheshire Hall Plantation.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Providenciales trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Providenciales takes 5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Providenciales can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Noord.

Things to do in Providenciales

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Noord, Aruba

— 3 nights
Noord itineraries allow for cultural exploration and adventure tourism, as the most populous and visited town on the island.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): kick back and relax at Eagle Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at California Lighthouse. On the next day, stroll through Donkey Sanctuary Aruba, then see the vivid underwater world at Baby Beach, then see some colorful creatures with JADS Dive Center, and finally explore the striking landscape at Natural Pool.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Noord driving holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Providenciales to Noord in 10.5 hours. Traveling from Providenciales to Noord, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Noord, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Harbour Island.

Things to do in Noord

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Harbour Island, Bahamas

— 1 day
The casual Bahamian vibee of Harbour Island comes through in its atmospheric seaside eateries, the colonial English architecture of its main urban zones, and its wealth of attractive coastal areas.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, soothe aching muscles at Fitness with Tamara, then view the masterpieces at Princess Street Gallery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pink Sands Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Harbour Island attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Noord to Harbour Island with the Route module. Traveling from Noord to Harbour Island, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Paradise Island.

Things to do in Harbour Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Paradise Island, Bahamas

— 3 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.
On the 12th (Wed), try to win big at Atlantis Casino, discover the deep blue sea with Dolphin Cay, and then make a trip to Versailles Gardens and French Cloister. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine Habitat at Atlantis and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Waterscape.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Paradise Island route planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Harbour Island to Paradise Island in 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Paradise Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Nassau.

Things to do in Paradise Island

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Nightlife

Nassau, Bahamas

— 6 nights
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Nassau is known for theme parks, beaches, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cable Beach, explore the historical opulence of Fort Fincastle, sample some tasty brews at Islandz Tours - Cultural Walking Tours of Downtown Nassau, and try out the rides at Aquaventure.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Nassau vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Nassau is just a short distance from Paradise Island. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.

Aruba travel guide

4.3
Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Gift & Specialty Shops
Happy Island
A Dutch outpost in the Caribbean, sun-drenched Aruba provides a mix of modern seaside resorts and quiet coastal areas ideal for those wishing to escape the crowds. Vacations in Aruba, known affectionately as the "Happy Island," generally combine water-based activities with tours of the untamed backcountry, where you can discover unusual rock formations, historic churches, ostrich farms, and animal sanctuaries. Island capital Oranjestad offers some of the finest shopping and cultural sightseeing in Aruba, with an eco-friendly electric streetcar providing quick access to all of the city's major attractions, including numerous shops, restaurants, and hotels.

Bahamas travel guide

3.6
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.