18 days in Continental USA Itinerary

18 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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New York City
— 2 nights
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Florida City
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chinatown as well as Point Reyes Safaris. Visit Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien for their historical value. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Next up on the itinerary: visit Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at Exploratorium, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and wander the streets of Nob Hill.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco journey builder app.

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. Traveling from Auckland in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be much colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Let the collections at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art capture your imagination. Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Amoeba Musicfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Third Street Promenade, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for gifts at Bergamot Station, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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You can take a train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: highs in Los Angeles hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 Hoover Dam as well as The National Atomic Testing Museum. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the engineering at Hoover Dam and then examine the collection at The Neon Museum. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, then see the interesting displays at The National Atomic Testing Museum, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get little chillier in Las Vegas: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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 Grand Central Terminal, Times Square, Ellis Island, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sun), enjoy breathtaking views from Trump Tower, go for a walk through Times Square, then admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Saks Fifth Avenue. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at National Museum of the American Indian, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and then look for gifts at Bergino Baseball Clubhouse.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Florida City.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
Times Square ©
Times Square
National Museum of the American Indian ©
National Museum of the American Indian

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Florida City

Florida City ©
Florida City is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States and is the southernmost municipality in the South Florida metropolitan area. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Shark Valley Visitor Center.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florida City day trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Florida City. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Florida City at 28°C and lows at 19°C. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Florida City

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Coral Castle ©
Coral Castle

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