22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Miami Beach
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Frick Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and St. Patrick's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), go for a walk through Central Park, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. December in New York City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. You'll get in some beach time at South Beach and Haulover Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami Beach: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley Visitor Center, Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, &more).

Plan my day in Miami Beach using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from New York City to Miami Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Miami Beach is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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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 8th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Black's Beach and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and then kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami Beach to San Diego takes 7 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. Traveling from Miami Beach in December, things will get a bit cooler in San Diego: highs are around 23°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Pima Point, and stop by Lookout Studio.

For maps and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online route planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 8°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December: highs in Las Vegas hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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