16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
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New York City
— 2 nights
foot + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Dana Point
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Solvang
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
8
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Singapore

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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've added Wall Street, Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty National Monument, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Sun), make a trip to Wall Street, then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and then take a stroll through Times Square. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and then experience the emotional art of opera at The Phantom of the Opera.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 5th (Tue), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes "O" by Cirque du Soleil, KA by Cirque du Soleil and Casino at the Venetian. Appreciate the collections at The National Atomic Testing Museum and Titanic. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from New York City to Las Vegas in 41 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from New York City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
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"O" by Cirque du Soleil
KA by Cirque du Soleil ©
KA by Cirque du Soleil

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. You've added Palm Springs Air Museum, Desert Hills Premium Outlets, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 8th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Palm Canyon Drive, take a memorable ride with Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, and then stop by Brandini Toffee.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Palm Springs day trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Palm Springs by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in February, with highs in Palm Springs at 29°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Desert Hills Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Desert Hills Premium Outlets ©
Desert Hills Premium Outlets
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Jolla Cove, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, San Diego Zoo, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Diego tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Palm Springs, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dana Point.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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nights
Dana Point

Dana Point ©
Dana Point is a city located in southern Orange County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing, Dana Strands Beach, Doheny State Beach, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, kick back and relax at Dana Strands Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Crystal Cove. On the next day, get up close to creatures of the deep with Dana Wharf Whale Watching & Sportfishing and then kick back and relax at Doheny State Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dana Point route builder website .

You can drive from San Diego to Dana Point in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Dana Point are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Dana Point

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Crystal Cove
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Doheny State Beach ©
Doheny State Beach

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Staples Center. On the 14th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, buy something for everyone on your list at Universal CityWalk Hollywood, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then listen to music at Third Street Promenade, and finally explore and take pictures at Staples Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner.

Drive from Dana Point to Los Angeles in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. February in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Solvang.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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day
Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Elephant Seal Rookery as well as Hearst Castle. On the 15th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Seal Rookery.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Solvang itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Solvang takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in February since evenings lows in Solvang dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Solvang

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

San Simeon
Highlights from your plan
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip planner .

Getting from Solvang to Santa Barbara by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In February in Santa Barbara, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.
Highlights from your plan
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

few
hours
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour planner.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in February since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 12°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours