12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
5
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip builder tool .

Toronto, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Seattle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in January, with highs in Seattle at 10°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 9th (Thu), engage your brain at Exploratorium, then admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero. On the next day, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take a stroll through Union Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in January; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

2
nights
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 11th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then take a stroll through The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online journey planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in January, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
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.
Let the collections at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and 7 Artists & Friends capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alan S. Maltz Gallery and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, browse the exhibits of Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House.

To see reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Key West in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Key West is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in Key West hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery

3
nights
New York City

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Times Square, go for a walk through Central Park, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Key West in January; daily highs in New York City reach 5°C and lows reach -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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