47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  8 h 45 min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
7
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Louisville
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Tram + Train:  5 h 45 min
9
Fort Worth
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 45 min
10
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
11
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
12
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
13
Anaheim
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h
14
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
End: Honolulu, Oahu

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take a stroll through Greenwich Village, then hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, then see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and finally take a stroll through Dumbo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, examine the collection at New York Public Library, then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and finally wander the streets of Times Square.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City journey planner.

Los Angeles to New York City is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight, train, and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City is 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Dumbo
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 31st (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple and then stop by Macy's Philadelphia. On the next day, take a stroll through Rittenhouse Square, take an in-depth tour of Independence Seaport Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church, then steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, then see the interesting displays at Benjamin Franklin Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia trip builder.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
National Liberty Museum ©
National Liberty Museum

2
nights
Washington DC

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.
On the 3rd (Tue), admire the masterpieces at The Phillips Collection, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, then shop like a local with National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, then take an in-depth tour of Smithsonian American Art Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Washington DC day trip tool.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center and Lincoln Road. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Las Olas Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Fort Lauderdale Beach Park (in Fort Lauderdale) and Islamorada (Petals With Pizzazz, Alligator Reef Light House, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Pinecrest Gardens, steep yourself in history at Deering Estate, and take a stroll through Wynwood.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Miami online travel planner.

Do a combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Miami is much warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Islamorada, Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, Pinecrest Gardens
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

2
nights
Orlando

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): look for gifts at The LEGO Store, then don't miss a visit to Cinderella Castle, then discover the magic at Avatar Flight of Passage, and finally revel in the low prices at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, examine the collection at Wells' Built Museum of African American History, and then steep yourself in history at Stetson Mansion.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Miami in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Orlando, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Wells' Built Museum of African American History, Stetson Mansion
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Cinderella Castle ©
Cinderella Castle
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

5
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Global Wildlife Center and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Do some cultural sightseeing at Garden District and Escape My Room New Orleans. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Saint Francisville (The Myrtles Plantation & Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site). There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Jamie Hayes Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, and stop by Faubourg Marigny.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in November, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint Francisville, Whitney Plantation, Global Wildlife Center
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Appreciate the collections at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum. Get some cultural insight at Historic Travellers Rest and McGavock Confederate Cemetery. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, and wander the streets of The District.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nashville trip planning site.

Getting from New Orleans to Nashville by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in November, expect cooler with lows of 5°C in Nashville. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Historic Travellers Rest ©
Historic Travellers Rest

2
nights
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Zachary Taylor National Cemetery, take a stroll through Frankfort Ave, see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, admire the masterpieces at 21c Museum Hotel, then sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jim Beam Urban Stillhouse. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, then try your luck at Churchill Downs, then sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Louisville online tour planner.

Getting from Nashville to Louisville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in November: highs in Louisville hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Fort Worth.

Things to do in Louisville

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum
Churchill Downs ©
Churchill Downs

1
night
Fort Worth

Fort Worth ©
Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
On the 22nd (Sun), steep yourself in history at The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House, explore the world behind art at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Patrick Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Fort Worth travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Louisville to Fort Worth takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Louisville to Fort Worth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Louisville in November: high temperatures in Fort Worth hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fort Worth

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth ©
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral
The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House ©
The Ball-Eddleman-McFarland House

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge are in your itinerary. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Mumm Napafor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: hike along Lands End, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Fort Worth to San Francisco by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Mumm Napa
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and The LINQ Promenade. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Shelby American Inc and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Willow Beach
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

2
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.
On the 30th (Mon), kick back and relax at Redondo Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. On the next day, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Manhattan Beach, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in November, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Redondo Beach, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Santa Monica Pier, Manhattan Beach
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

5
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Disney Gallery and Antique Galleries of Palm Springs. Bring the kids along to Downtown Disney and Pirates of the Caribbean. Change things up with these side-trips from Anaheim: CODA Gallery (in Palm Desert), Lake Fulmor (in Idyllwild) and March Field Air Museum (in Riverside). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Wiens Family Cellars - Winery, experience the excitement of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, enjoy the sand and surf at Harbor Beach, and stroll through Victoria Beach.

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

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Anaheim

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trips

Temecula, Antique Galleries of Palm Springs, CODA Gallery, Lake Fulmor, March Field Air Museum
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Indiana Jones Adventure ©
Indiana Jones Adventure
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney
Wiens Family Cellars - Winery ©
Wiens Family Cellars - Winery

7
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Lanikai Beach and Sharks Cove. Escape the urban bustle at Koko Crater Railway Trail and Diamond Head State Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Haleiwa (Scuba & Snorkeling, Sunset Beach Park, &more), Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe) and Banzai Pipeline (in Pupukea). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, steep yourself in history at Queen Emma Summer Palace, browse the different shops at Windward Mall, and see the interesting displays at Pearl Harbor Aviation Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Honolulu in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Anaheim to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Anaheim in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kaneohe, Pupukea, Lanikai Beach
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

Similar Plans

49 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, extra slow, hidden gems Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Extra slow 49 days in Los Angeles & California's Central Coast BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 49 days in Los Angeles & Chicago BY A USER FROM POLAND June, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 50 days in Canada & United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 51 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 49 days in United States & Canada BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, relaxing, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: August, relaxing, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 49 days in United States & Canada BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 49 days in United States, Vancouver & Toronto BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 50 days in United States BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA July, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 49 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, popular sights Preferences: September, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in New York City & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Los Angeles & New York City BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans