17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Monterrey
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Miami, Florida
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Tampa, Florida
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Austin
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Monterrey

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip planning website .

Monterrey, Mexico to Las Vegas is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Monterrey to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City visit planning website .

Getting from Los Angeles to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City is 3 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in New York City: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
Miami, Florida

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 4th (Sat), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, then stroll through South Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Miami itinerary planner .

You can fly from New York City to Miami in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Miami at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

4
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's still lots to do: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, and try out the rides at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Miami in January, with highs in Orlando at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
night
Tampa, Florida

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
On the 9th (Thu), relax in the rural setting at Horse Power for Kids & Animal Sanctuary and then get in on the family fun at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tampa trip planner .

You can drive from Orlando to Tampa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Tampa are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tampa

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay ©
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and finally take a stroll through Garden District.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Tampa to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Tampa, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Austin trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Austin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 5°C in Austin. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin

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