19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre
Fly:  17​h 15​min
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Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + bus:  5​h 45​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Dallas
— 1 night
End: Dallas

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Explore hidden gems such as The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and Crow Collection of Asian Art. Museum-lovers will appreciate Meadows Museum and Frontiers of Flight Museum. Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Nasher Sculpture Center, take a stroll through Bishop Arts District, see the interesting displays at National Scouting Museum, and stop by Wild Bill's Western Store.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip itinerary planner .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Dallas is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto Alegre to Dallas is minus 3 hours. In January, Dallas is colder than Porto Alegre - with highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

National Scouting Museum, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Frontiers of Flight Museum ©
Frontiers of Flight Museum
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): shop like a local with Mama's Minerals, fly down the slopes at Ski Santa Fe, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at The Harrell House Bug Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe road trip site .

Getting from Dallas to Santa Fe by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dallas in January; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 7°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ski Santa Fe ©
Ski Santa Fe
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
The Harrell House Bug Museum ©
The Harrell House Bug Museum

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 15th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery of Local Artists, then identify plant and animal life at V-Bar-V Heritage Site, then admire the majestic nature at Jerome State Historic Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Soldier Pass, stroll through Bear Mountain Trail, then hike along Fay Canyon Trail, and finally do a tasting at Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Santa Fe to Sedona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Fe in January, with highs in Sedona at 14°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Trails Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jerome, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro
Highlights from your plan
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site
Bear Mountain Trail ©
Bear Mountain Trail
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 17th (Fri), get great views at Moran Point, take some stellar pictures from Shoshone Point, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and finally see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Yaki Point, then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Moran Point ©
Moran Point
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and finally make a trip to Old Stovepipe Wells. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Darwin Falls and then explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, expect Death Valley National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Darwin Falls ©
Darwin Falls
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest and then hit the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): get great views at Washburn Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, and finally hike along May Lake Trailhead.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

You can do a combination of car and bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (7°C), and nights are much colder (-12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge as well as San Francisco Bay. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, then identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands, and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, then hike along Lands End, and then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Lands End ©
Lands End

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): hike along Scenic Road Walkway, then kick back and relax at Point Lobos, then kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Caraccioli Cellars.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Carmel trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Carmel are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then explore the world behind art at The Broad.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planning tool .

Getting from Carmel to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. While traveling from Carmel, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
The Broad ©
The Broad

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Dallas

Dallas ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, examine the collection at Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, and then take a stroll through Dallas Arts District. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of NorthPark Center and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Katy Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dallas day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Dallas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Dallas. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Dallas at 16°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Neighborhoods Museums Trails
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arts District ©
Dallas Arts District
NorthPark Center ©
NorthPark Center

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