12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Palo Alto
Drive:  12​h
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
El Paso
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
3
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
5
Tampa
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Key West
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Miami
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h
8
Tallahassee
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
9
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
10
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
11
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
12
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Palo Alto

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix holiday app .

Palo Alto to Phoenix is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palo Alto to Phoenix. Traveling from Palo Alto in February, you will find days in Phoenix are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. On the 12th (Wed), contemplate the long history of San Jacinto Plaza.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read El Paso trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to El Paso takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in February; daily highs in El Paso reach 22°C and lows reach 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Dallas.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Jacinto Plaza ©
San Jacinto Plaza

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas online itinerary builder .

You can fly from El Paso to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from El Paso to Dallas is 1 hour. Traveling from El Paso in February, expect nights in Dallas to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read New Orleans online holiday planner .

Fly from Dallas to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Dallas in February, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 15°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Tampa.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Tampa

Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 15th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Florida Aquarium and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Tampa trip planning website .

Getting from New Orleans to Tampa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Tampa due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Tampa, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Tampa

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Florida Aquarium ©
The Florida Aquarium

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Key West

Key West
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Tampa to Key West in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Tampa in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 23°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 16th (Sun), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Miami takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Miami

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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Tallahassee

Tallahassee
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Florida Historic Capitol Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tallahassee route builder site .

Getting from Miami to Tallahassee by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, Tallahassee is slightly colder than Miami - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Highlights from your plan
Florida Historic Capitol Museum ©
Florida Historic Capitol Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get your game on at Sun Studio, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and then stop by Lansky.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Tallahassee to Memphis in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Tallahassee in February; daily highs in Memphis reach 15°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Memphis

Fun & Games Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Lansky ©
Lansky

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Myriad Botanical Gardens, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Osteology, and then make a trip to Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City online tour builder .

Fly from Memphis to Oklahoma City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Memphis in February since evenings lows in Oklahoma City dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Osteology
Museum of Osteology
Myriad Botanical Gardens ©
Myriad Botanical Gardens

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Albuquerque tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oklahoma City to Albuquerque. February in Albuquerque sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Museums

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas journey planner .

You can fly from Albuquerque to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in February; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 21°C and lows reach 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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