15 days in California, Florida & New York State Itinerary

15 days in California, Florida & New York State Itinerary

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15 days in California, Florida & New York State Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Miami Beach
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Cairo

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally take a stroll through Union Square.

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Cairo, Egypt to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Cairo to San Francisco. Traveling from Cairo in February, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 8th (Fri), hit the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, then shop like a local with Yosemite Museum Gallery, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online holiday planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in February, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (10°C), and nights are cooler (-9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at The Getty Center, then admire the masterpieces at Hammer Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Two Rodeo Drive, and finally admire the masterpieces at Craft & Folk Art Museum. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, take a stroll through Montana Avenue, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally browse the different shops at The Grove.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, with highs in Los Angeles at 25°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Two Rodeo Drive, Montana Avenue
Highlights from your plan
Hammer Museum ©
Hammer Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1
day
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 12th (Tue), make a trip to Collins Avenue, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, and finally wander the streets of Espanola Way.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight, tram, and bus from Los Angeles to Miami Beach in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, tram, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: high temperatures in Miami Beach hover around 30°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bayside Marketplace
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Collins Avenue ©
Collins Avenue
Espanola Way ©
Espanola Way

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, admire the natural beauty at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then get a taste of the local shopping with 7 Artists & Friends, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Alan S. Maltz Gallery. On the next day, shop like a local with KEPart Studio-Gallery, contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then discover the deep blue sea with Fun In The Sun Key West, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Collections Key West.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Key West sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fifth Avenue, view the masterpieces at Tiles For America, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and explore and take pictures at Central Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

Getting from Key West to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in February, things will get colder in New York City: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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