29 days in Japan & Continental USA Itinerary

29 days in Japan & Continental USA Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kyoto, Japan
— 4 nights
2
Urayasu, Japan
— 3 nights
3
Tokyo, Japan
— 3 nights
4
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
5
Orlando, United States
— 7 nights
6
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights

4
nights
Kyoto, Japan

Kyoto ©
The national capital for over a thousand years, Kyoto retains much of the charm of old Japan, boasting numerous temples and shrines that seem completely untouched by the modern world.
When in Kyoto, make a side trip to see Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, approximately Osaka away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Kiyomizu-dera Temple, take a stroll through Gion, explore the historical opulence of Nijo Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kyoto route planner.

Gold Coast, Australia to Kyoto is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gold Coast to Kyoto. In May, daily temperatures in Kyoto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Urayasu.

Things to do in Kyoto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trip

Universal Studios Japan
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Kiyomizu-dera Temple ©
Kiyomizu-dera Temple
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine ©
Fushimi Inari-taisha Shrine
Nijo Castle ©
Nijo Castle

3
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Urayasu, Japan

Urayasu ©
A city lying on Tokyo Bay, Urayasu used to stand separate from the giant metropolis next door, but now, even though it belongs to another prefecture, it seems part of the capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Urayasu: Matsudo (Tokiwadaira Cherry Blossom Promenade & Matsudo East Matsudo Yuinohana Park). There's still lots to do: make an unforgettable trip to Tokyo Disneyland, walk around Urayasu Traffic Park, visit Urayasu Sports Park Indoor And Swimming Pool, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Hokekyoji Temple.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Urayasu trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Kyoto to Urayasu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kyoto in May: highs in Urayasu hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Tokyo.

Things to do in Urayasu

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Matsudo, Hokekyoji Temple
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Tokyo Disneyland ©
Tokyo Disneyland
Tokyo DisneySea ©
Tokyo DisneySea
Hokekyoji Temple ©
Hokekyoji Temple

3
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Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Tokyo is known for historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, have some family-friendly fun at Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou, admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower, and ponder the world of politics at Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tokyo holiday builder.

Tokyo is just a short distance from Urayasu. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Urayasu in May since evenings lows in Tokyo dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Tokyo

Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou ©
Owl Cafe Akiba Fukurou
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden ©
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Meiji Jingu Shrine ©
Meiji Jingu Shrine

5
nights
New York City, United States

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: stroll through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Tokyo to New York City by flight takes about 16.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from Tokyo to New York City. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tokyo in May: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

7
nights
Orlando, United States

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, laugh and play at Discovery Cove, and have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Orlando in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in May, with highs in Orlando at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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San Francisco, United States

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Orlando in May, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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