20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Austin
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The National WWII Museum and French Quarter. The adventure continues: stroll around New Orleans City Park, get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip tool.

Tampa to New Orleans is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Tampa, expect cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 19th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Austin. On the next day, hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Austin tour builder.

You can fly from New Orleans to Austin in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: highs in Austin hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Austin

Highlights from your plan
Zilker Metropolitan Park ©
Zilker Metropolitan Park
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Austin to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Austin in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 51°F in San Diego. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and shop like a local with The Grove.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles online visit planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Fountains of Bellagio make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Las Vegas is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 57°F and lows of 39°F. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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