20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Atlanta
— 1 night
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
3
Santa Fe
— 1 night
4
Salida
— 2 nights
5
Durango
— 2 nights
6
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
7
Cody
— 2 nights
8
New York City
— 2 nights

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 16th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Stone Mountain Park and then steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Pine Mountain Recreation Area.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip itinerary maker website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Atlanta is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Atlanta. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Atlanta, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Stone Mountain Park, Pine Mountain Recreation Area
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Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and Las Vegas Downtown. Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Wynn Las Vegas. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, thendon't miss a visit to Canyon Road, thencontemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, and finally do a tasting at The Wine Spot. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Santo Nino Chapel and then take in breathtaking views at Bandelier National Monument.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe journey planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Santa Fe in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, things will get slightly colder in Santa Fe: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Salida.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bandelier National Monument, Santo Nino Chapel
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Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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Salida

Salida ©
The City of Salida is a Statutory City that is the county seat and most populous city of Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Monarch Mountain. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at The Maverick Potter LLC., thenview the masterpieces at The Bungled Jungle, thensample the tasty concoctions at Elevation Beer Company, and finally learn about winemaking at Vino Salida Wine Cellars.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salida road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Salida takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Salida

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Elevation Beer Company
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Monarch Mountain ©
Monarch Mountain
Elevation Beer Company ©
Elevation Beer Company
Vino Salida Wine Cellars ©
Vino Salida Wine Cellars

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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Columba Catholic Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Snowbike Experience, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Durango Craft Spirits. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, do a tasting at Four Leaves Winery, thentake in the exciting artwork at Scenic Aperture Gallery, thenadmire the masterpieces at Earthen Vessel Gallery, and finally shop like a local with Toh-Atin Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Durango trip planner.

You can drive from Salida to Durango in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Salida in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Durango. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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The Snowbike Experience ©
The Snowbike Experience
Four Leaves Winery ©
Four Leaves Winery

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Lee's Tees, look for gifts at Yippy I-O Candy Co, stop by The Jackson Hole Toy Store, thenshop like a local with Mangelsen Images of Nature, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Teton Point Turnout.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Durango to Jackson Hole takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Durango in December, things will get slightly colder in Jackson Hole: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): stroll through Beartooth Basin, thenlook for gifts at Cowtown Candy Company, and then get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Dead Indian Summit Overlook, thenget engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, thenexamine the collection at Plains Indian Museum, and finally do a tasting at Buffalo Jump Winery, LLC.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cody travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Cody in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in December; daily highs in Cody reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Buffalo Jump Winery, LLC ©
Buffalo Jump Winery, LLC

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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.
Get some historical perspective at St. Patrick's Cathedral and Ellis Island. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Step out of New York City to go to Patchogue and see Fire Island National Seashore, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and stop by Times Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City route planner.

Fly from Cody to New York City in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cody to New York City is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cody in December: highs in New York City hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fire Island National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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