41 days in United States Itinerary

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Charleston
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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Baltimore
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
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Charleston — 5 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Fort Sumter National Monument and Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Angel Oak Tree. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at The Charleston Museum, contemplate the long history of Aiken-Rhett House, see the interesting displays at Edmondston-Alston House, and learn about all things military at Patriots Point.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston visit site.

Sydney, Australia to Charleston is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Charleston. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in May, with highs in Charleston at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 5 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and stop by Georgetown.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Charleston in May, with highs in Washington DC at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Baltimore.
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Baltimore — 2 nights

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Walters Art Museum, then learn about all things military at Historic Ships in Baltimore, and then see the interesting displays at American Visionary Art Museum. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Baltimore trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Baltimore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a train to New York City.
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New York City — 4 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Greenwich Village and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, browse the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City holiday planner.

You can take a train from Baltimore to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Baltimore in May, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls — 1 night

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at First Presbyterian Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally explore the world behind art at Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls road trip planning site.

You can fly from New York City to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in May, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Niagara Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Colorado Springs.
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Colorado Springs — 1 night

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then examine the collection at Penrose Heritage Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Colorado Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Niagara Falls in May, plan for little chillier nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sedona.
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Sedona — 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Montezuma Castle National Monument and Arizona Copper Art Museum. Get in touch with nature at Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock. There's much more to do: cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, hike along Devil's Bridge Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Broken Arrow Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sedona road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Sedona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in May, with highs in Sedona at 30°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 5 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Visiting South Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Trailview Overlook.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online vacation planner.

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in May, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 4 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The LINQ Promenade. Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Shelby American Inc. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, then engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect Los Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can fly to Lahaina.
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Lahaina, Maui — 4 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Nakalele Blowhole will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zipline and Kapalua Coastal Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Wailea (Maluaka Beach & Wailea Beach), Helicopter Tours (in Kahului) and Kamaole Beach Park III (in Kihei). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, stroll through Napili Beach, and stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Lahaina takes 7.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Lahaina is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 4 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get some historical perspective at Iolani Palace and USS Arizona Memorial. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Diving and Kapiolani Regional Park. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Waimea Valley (in Haleiwa) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's lots more to do: trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Honolulu day trip planning site.

Fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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