12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
1
Jacksonville
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Jacksonville

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
On the 15th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Jacksonville online day trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Jacksonville. In March in Jacksonville, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife

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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 16th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Dallas online trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Jacksonville to Dallas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Jacksonville in March, expect Dallas to be a bit cooler, temps between 69°F and 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

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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.
On the 17th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Dallas to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. March in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 22°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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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.
On the 20th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and finally stop by Barneys New York.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas route maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 74°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and finally take a stroll through Union Square.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (64°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then look for gifts at Louisiana Music Factory, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans visit planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in March, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Louisiana Music Factory ©
Louisiana Music Factory

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