25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Manama
Fly + Bus:  17 h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Foot + Fly + Bus:  8 h 45 min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Manama

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip website.

Manama, Bahrain to New York City is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manama to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in December, things will get colder in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and try to win big at New York New York Casino.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip maker site.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 23°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Union Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument, and then admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach and then explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu tour itinerary planning app.

Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in December; daily highs in Honolulu reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Manoa Falls ©
Manoa Falls

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