23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Orlando
— 4 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
4
Big Bear Lake
— 1 night
5
Anaheim
— 2 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights

4
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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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Rockefeller Center. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Medan, Indonesia to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Medan to New York City. In December, New York City is colder than Medan - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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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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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.
Family-friendly places like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, try out the rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, get your game on at Nomadic, and find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Orlando driving holiday planner.

Fly from New York City to Orlando in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Orlando at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour planning site.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In December, Las Vegas is much colder than Orlando - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Big Bear Lake.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

1
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Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake is a small city in San Bernardino County, California, located in the San Bernardino Mountains along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. On the 27th (Sun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thenstroll through Alpine Pedal Path, and then make a trip to Bear Valley Christian Faith Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Big Bear Lake online trip builder.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Big Bear Lake in 4 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Big Bear Lake hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Big Bear Lake

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Spas
Bear Valley Christian Faith Center ©
Bear Valley Christian Faith Center

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 28th (Mon), discover the magic at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Downtown Disney and then make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip planner.

You can drive from Big Bear Lake to Anaheim in 2 hours. Traveling from Big Bear Lake in December, expect Anaheim to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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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.
Attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Santa Monica Pier make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker website.

You can drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Exploratorium, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, visit Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning site.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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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.
On the 5th (Tue), take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument and then contemplate the long history of USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in January, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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