15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— Few hours
2
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Tucson
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
San Antonio
— 1 night
7
College Station
— 2 nights
8
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
9
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Philadelphia
— 1 day
End: Philadelphia

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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 (Mon): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight and then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Seattle tour itinerary maker site .

Philadelphia to Seattle is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Seattle is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in January; daily highs in Seattle reach 48°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping
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The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Japanese American Historical Plaza, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, then stop by Powell's City of Books, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Portland journey site .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Portland are 46°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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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 9th (Wed): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco attractions planning site .

You can fly from Portland to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in January, with highs in San Francisco at 59°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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 10th (Thu), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Getty Center, then put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, then admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 12th (Sat), admire the striking features of Mission San Xavier del Bac, then take an in-depth tour of 390th Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at Pima Air & Space Museum, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Titan Missile Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Tucson Wildlife Center, and then cruise along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Tucson road trip planning site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Tucson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Tucson reach 65°F and lows reach 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Titan Missile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Pima Air & Space Museum ©
Pima Air & Space Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, stroll through Medina River Natural Area, and then experience rural life at Devine Acres Farm. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Bike World, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Fischer Park.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Antonio online trip planner .

Getting from Tucson to San Antonio by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tucson to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in San Antonio are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to College Station.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fischer Park, Devine Acres Farm
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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College Station

College Station ©
College Station is a city in Brazos County, Texas, situated in East-Central Texas in the heart of the Brazos Valley, in the center of the region known as Texas Triangle. On the 16th (Wed), head outdoors with Lone Star Trapeze Academy, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony Catholic Church, and then get outside with Franklin Ranch Comminty Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Lick Creek Trail, admire the majestic nature at Barrington Living History Farm, then take an in-depth tour of Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum, and finally pick up some local products at Home Sweet Farm Market & Biergarten.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the College Station tour planner .

Getting from San Antonio to College Station by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January in College Station, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in College Station

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bryan, Barrington Living History Farm, Home Sweet Farm Market & Biergarten, Franklin Ranch Comminty Park, Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum
Highlights from your plan
Barrington Living History Farm ©
Barrington Living History Farm
Home Sweet Farm Market & Biergarten ©

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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.
On the 18th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, take a stroll through Royal Street, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, then stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by flight from College Station to New Orleans takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from College Station in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World ©
Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 19th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, steep yourself in history at Bowen Plantation House, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of Bridgestone Arena, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, then admire the striking features of The Parthenon, and finally stroll through Centennial Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from New Orleans to Nashville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you will find days in Nashville are slightly colder (48°F), and nights are much colder (29°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Bowen Plantation House
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens ©
Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Philadelphia tour builder app .

Fly from Nashville to Philadelphia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in January, expect nights in Philadelphia to be about the same, around 26°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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