12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Fort Lauderdale
— 1 night
Drive
3
Orlando
— Few hours
Drive
4
St. Augustine
— 1 night
Drive
5
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Dallas
— 1 night
Drive
7
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Miami
— 1 night
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Miami Beach

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
You've now added Art Deco Tours to your itinerary. On the 24th (Thu), join in the after-dark buzz at Art Deco Tours, take in the waterfront at Miami Beach Boardwalk, take a stroll through Espanola Way, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then stroll through South Beach, and finally take a stroll through Collins Avenue.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach day trip planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Miami Beach is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from San Juan in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Miami Beach, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fort Lauderdale.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Art Deco Historic District ©
Historic Walking Area
Art Deco Historic District
4.4
Collins Avenue ©
Neighborhood
Collins Avenue
4.2
Espanola Way ©
Neighborhood
Espanola Way
4.0

1
night
Fort Lauderdale

Venice of America

Known as the "Venice of America" because of its extensive network of navigable waterways, Fort Lauderdale welcomes over 10 million annual visitors, most of them attracted by the city's popular beaches and marinas.
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Getting from Miami Beach to Fort Lauderdale by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 23°C. On the 26th (Sat), you're off to Orlando.

Things to do in Fort Lauderdale

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

few
hours
Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Orlando International Premium Outlets as well as Disney Springs. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): browse the different shops at Disney Springs and then revel in the low prices at Orlando International Premium Outlets.

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Getting from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Orlando

Highlights from your trip
Disney Springs ©
Shopping Mall
Disney Springs
4.3

1
night
St. Augustine

St. Your list of things to see and do now includes Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, Colonial Quarter, Old Jail, and other attractions. On the 26th (Sat), make a trip to St. George Street, then contemplate the long history of Colonial Quarter, then contemplate the long history of Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, and finally admire the striking features of Old Jail.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read St. Augustine trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Orlando to St. Augustine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Orlando in December, plan for slightly colder days in St. Augustine, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Colonial Quarter ©
Historic Site
Colonial Quarter
4.4
Old Jail ©
Architectural Building
Old Jail
4.4

2
nights
Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
The Galleria has been added to your itinerary. On the 28th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Water Wall and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Galleria.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Houston online journey planner.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Houston in 15 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from St. Augustine to Houston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Augustine in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Houston, with lows of 11°C. On the 29th (Tue), you're off to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Shopping · Nightlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
The Galleria ©
Ballet
The Galleria
4.2
Water Wall ©
Waterfall
Water Wall
4.2

1
night
Dallas

Big D

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Grapevine Historic Main Street District.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Houston to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in December: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 17°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
San Antonio

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
You've now added Mission San Juan to your itinerary. The Alamo and Texas State Capitol will appeal to history buffs. For shopping fun, head to The San Antonio River Walk or Tower of the Americas. Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: Austin (The Driskill & Harry Ransom Center). There's much more to do: admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Little Church of La Villita.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip planner.

Fly from Dallas to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dallas in December; daily highs in San Antonio reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
The Alamo ©
Historic Site
The Alamo
4.4

1
night
Miami

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Miami travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Miami takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Antonio in January, expect nights in Miami to be warmer, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nightlife

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