23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
4
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Memphis
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Before you visit San Francisco, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Jakarta, Indonesia to San Francisco is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time (WIB) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Jakarta in May, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Carmel sightseeing planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Carmel are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and finally Head underground at Bronson Caves.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles journey maker app.

Getting from Carmel to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Carmel in May, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden and then meet the residents at Phoenix Zoo.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Phoenix trip app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Phoenix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect Phoenix to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Off-Road Tours
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

4
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Memphis Zoo and The Children's Museum of Memphis. When in Memphis, make a side trip to see Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica, approximately Tunica away. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, look and learn at Sharpe Planetarium, don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and examine the collection at Graceland.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis online visit planner .

You can fly from Phoenix to Memphis in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Memphis. Traveling from Phoenix in May, expect Memphis to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
The Children's Museum of Memphis ©
The Children's Museum of Memphis

4
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and SeaWorld. Pack the 29th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, have some family-friendly fun at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Orlando. Traveling from Memphis in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 30th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, and finally admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and then get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures.

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Fly from Orlando to Niagara Falls in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in May, you will find days in Niagara Falls are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are cooler (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stop by Times Square, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City journey builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in May, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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 ©

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