21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  13​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Clearwater
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Austin
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 15​min
7
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
10
San Jose
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
11
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Sacramento
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
13
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Vienna

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Met Cloisters, and then make a trip to Times Square. Keep things going the next day: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner .

Vienna, Austria to New York City is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to New York City is minus 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Smithsonian Institution Building. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Capitol Hill, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. January in Washington DC sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill

1
night
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Brickell City Centre, then wander the streets of Wynwood, and then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Miami trip builder tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect Miami to be much hotter, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Wynwood ©
Wynwood
Brickell City Centre ©
Brickell City Centre

1
night
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Holding the record for most consecutive days of sunshine in a single year, Clearwater offers long sandy beaches and proximity to other major cities in the Tampa Bay area.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at Caladesi Island State Park, then learn about winemaking at Murielle Winery, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Beach Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Fred Howard Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Clearwater Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Scientology Information Center.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Clearwater trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Miami to Clearwater takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Miami in January, things will get little chillier in Clearwater: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caladesi Island State Park, Fred Howard Park
Highlights from your plan
Murielle Winery ©
Murielle Winery
Caladesi Island State Park ©
Caladesi Island State Park
Clearwater Beach ©
Clearwater Beach

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio road trip planning site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Clearwater to San Antonio in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Clearwater to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. In January, San Antonio is slightly colder than Clearwater - with highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel Dulcinea, then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and finally steep yourself in history at O. Henry Home & Museum.

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You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Austin are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Chapel Dulcinea ©
Chapel Dulcinea

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas trip itinerary builder tool .

Take a bus from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Austin in January: highs in Dallas hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Point Loma, then visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego itinerary planner.

Fly from Dallas to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dallas in January, with highs in San Diego at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Point Loma ©
Point Loma
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse

1
night
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 15th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Pasadena, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Americana at Brand.

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You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. January in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, The Americana at Brand, Old Pasadena
Highlights from your plan
Old Pasadena ©
Old Pasadena
The Americana at Brand ©
The Americana at Brand

1
night
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 16th (Thu), wander the streets of Willow Glen, contemplate the long history of Winchester Mystery House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

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Getting from Los Angeles to San Jose by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in San Jose at 19°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral ©
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and finally shop like a local with Union Square. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Presidio of San Francisco.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from San Jose to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. January in San Francisco sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco
Union Square ©
Union Square

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): grab your bike and head to American River Bicycle Trail, explore the world behind art at Crocker Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and finally stop by Evangeline's.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sacramento online trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 4°C in Sacramento. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
American River Bicycle Trail ©
American River Bicycle Trail

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sacramento to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

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