26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  12​h
1
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Shark Valley and then browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami travel planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Miami is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Miami is minus 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Lincoln Road
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Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando journey planner .

You can fly from Miami to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Orlando when traveling from Miami in December, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stop by Barneys New York, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

3
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.
Attractions like Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area make great kid-friendly stops. Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and North Dome. Spend the 16th (Mon) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's more to do: trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and hit the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park ©
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Ghirardelli Square will thrill your kids. Visiting Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, shop like a local with Union Square, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Bring the kids along to Kailua Beach Park and Kapiolani Regional Park. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and explore the gorgeous colors at Pele's Chair.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu tour planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pele's Chair, Kailua Beach Park, Sunset Beach Park
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

1
day
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.
On the 23rd (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle tour builder .

Getting from Honolulu to Seattle by flight takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Seattle, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Honolulu in December, with highs in Seattle at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

5
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.
Visiting Mount Washburn and Lamar Valley will get you outdoors. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, and stop by Fishing Bridge General Store.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in December; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach -5°C and lows reach -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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