21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Miami
— 1 night
4
Clearwater
— 1 night
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
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Austin
— 1 night
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Dallas
— 1 night
8
San Diego
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
10
San Jose
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Sacramento
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 4th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Met Cloisters, and then take a stroll through Times Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder.

Vienna, Austria to New York City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In January, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

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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): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, then view the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Smithsonian Institution Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, 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 appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip maker.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Washington DC are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough 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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Brickell City Center, take a stroll through Wynwood, and then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami day trip website.

You can fly from Washington DC to Miami in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in January, with highs in Miami at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Miami

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

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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): step off the mainland to explore Caladesi Island State Park, learn about winemaking at Murielle Winery, and then get to know the fascinating history of Beach Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fred Howard Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Clearwater Beach, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Scientology Information Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Clearwater driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Miami to Clearwater takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Miami in January: high temperatures in Clearwater hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Clearwater

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, then 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.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Antonio tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Clearwater to San Antonio by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Clearwater to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Clearwater in January, expect San Antonio to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 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 · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

1
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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
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 contemplate the long history of O. Henry Home & Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Austin trip tool.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Austin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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

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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.
On the 13th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Austin to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Dallas: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Dallas

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Point Loma, then visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Diego day trip website.

You can fly from Dallas to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dallas in January; daily highs in San Diego reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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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 15th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, wander the streets of Old Pasadena, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Americana at Brand.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip tool.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: 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) to allow enough time to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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

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San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): visit Willow Glen, then delve into the mystery of Winchester Mystery House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Jose online day trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Jose in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get little chillier in San Jose: highs are around 19°C and lows about 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Union Square. On your second day here, stroll around Presidio of San Francisco.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a subway. January in San Francisco sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
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): stroll through American River Bicycle Trail, then 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 see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sacramento trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sacramento, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Evangeline's ©
Evangeline's

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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.
On the 20th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, visit The LINQ Promenade, shop like a local with The Strip, and then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Sacramento to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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