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    Default Which USA trip would you choose???

    If I can't take my dream trip I have planned two shorter trips that we could have a better chance in saving for. We won't be going for another 4 years when the kids are 4, 5, 7 and 9 years old but I am a big planner. So which would you choose?

    TRIP A
    -4 nights San Francisco
    -3 nights Yosemite
    - 6 nights Anaheim (including day trips to LA)
    - 5 nights San Diego
    - 3 nights Los Vegas
    - 5 nights Washington
    - 2 nights Niagara
    - 11 night New York
    - 6 nights Hawaii
    - 45 nights

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    TRIP B
    - 4 nights San Francisco
    - 3 nights Yosemite
    - 3 nights Los Vegas
    - 15 nights Orlando
    - 5 nights Washington
    - 2 nights Niagara
    - 11 nights New York
    - 5 nights Hawaii
    - 48 nights

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    B - Orlando - disney world and Universal are better and bigger than Anaheim - except I'd probably spend less time in San Fran and more in Hawaii - you will need to relax at the end of that holiday!!! I'd also stay longer in Vegas and less in Washington

    It's a big trip with all the kids, have you thought about doing say 3 weeks in California and Hawaii a bit earlier then do the east coast a couple of years later ?

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    I would but I know it is going to be hard enough to get DH to go as it is, he won't go twice so want to get as much done bc it will be the only time we get to go.

    We went to Fiji before kids he loved it. I have talked about taking kids there one day and he flat out refuses to go back there even though he loved it. He isn't big on travel overseas.
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    Trip A - I lived in the states and have been to all the places on both trips.

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    B - It's longer! They both sound amazing though. My sister has done similar trips to these, she had an amazing time!

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    I'm a California girl (actually from the eastern entrance of Yosemite) so know all it has to offer, I would pick trip A, but the thing to consider is that Las Vegas isn't always great with kids so you may want to trade it for something else, maybe the Grand Canyon or San Diego. A family I worked for in London flew to the states last year for our wedding in San Fran and they didn't enjoy Vegas that much with twin 11 year olds. I wouldn't do less days in San Fran as its an amazing city with so much to offer. LA/Anaheim have more theme parks than just Disneyland (Knots Berry Farm, Magic Mountain, and California Adventure (?) right next to Disneyland, also Universal Studios) so you can always check those out as well as exploring LA. There's so much to see in America and both your trips are pretty great!
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    Trip A except I would take out Vegas and spend more time in San Fran.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MummaOJ View Post
    Trip A except I would take out Vegas and spend more time in San Fran.
    I would do that as well, but I'm a bit in love with San Fran!

    OP, when you say Washington, do you mean DC or the state (ie Seattle, etc)?

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    Trip B.
    However I would have a day or so less in Washington (unless you really love American Government monuments) and more in Hawaii

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    I'd skip Vegas. Not overly kid friendly there


 

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