36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
San Jose
— 1 day
+3
train + bus + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
4
Santa Monica
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
9
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
10
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
11
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Sao Paulo

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 2nd (Thu), browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online trip builder .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in May, plan for little chillier nights in San Francisco, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

1
day
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 3rd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, get a taste of the local shopping with Santana Row, then contemplate the long history of Winchester Mystery House, and finally browse the different shops at The Great Mall.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Jose route planner .

Drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In May, daytime highs in San Jose are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Great Mall
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:
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Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Great Mall ©
Great Mall

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel, get great views at Tunnel View, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Getting from San Jose to Yosemite National Park by combination of train, flight, and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Jose in May, expect Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

5
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Shotgun House. Montana Avenue and Annenberg Community Beach House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Monica: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Six Flags Magic Mountain (in Santa Clarita). There's lots more to do: stroll through Santa Monica State Beach, stop by Bergamot Station, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Monica journey planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Santa Monica in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you will find days in Santa Monica are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are much warmer (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Manhattan Beach, The Getty Villa
Find places to stay May 6 — 11:
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Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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.
Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Melrose Trading Postfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, browse the different shops at The Grove, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip planner .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Santa Monica. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. The adventure continues: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Willow Beach
Find places to stay May 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
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.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and North Kaibab Trail. On the 19th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Mather Point.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 0°C at night. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay May 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
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.
On the 23rd (Thu), hike along Artist Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Yellowstone Institute, stop by Fishing Bridge General Store, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, take a stroll through Sundance Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Reunion Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Fort Worth Zoo, then take in the exciting artwork at SiNaCa Studio School of Glass and Gallery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dallas road trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Dallas in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 33°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Fort Worth
Find places to stay May 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square

1
night
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 27th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then take a stroll through Times Square, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City trip builder site .

Getting from Dallas to New York City by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to New York City. Traveling from Dallas in May, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay May 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and St. Barnabas Episcopal Church. Popular historic sites such as Stetson Mansion and Resurrection Catholic Church are in your itinerary. Pack the 29th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Have a day of magic on the 1st (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at The Mall at Millenia.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Orlando day trip planning tool .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get a bit warmer in Orlando: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

DeLand, Resurrection Catholic Church, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, then wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District, and then take a stroll through Ocean Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Valley.

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You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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