22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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New York City
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Chicago
— 1 night
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Big Pine Key
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Miami
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New York City

— 2 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stop by Tiffany & Co.. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary maker website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in January: high temperatures in New York City hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Washington DC

— 1 night
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip app.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chicago

— 1 night

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then walk around Millennium Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in February; daily highs in Chicago reach 2°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 4th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Seattle takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Seattle is minus 2 hours. In February, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Beaches · Neighborhoods · Parks

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Do your shopping at City Lights Booksellers and Union Square. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stop by Marina District, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and take a stroll through SoMa.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in February, with highs in San Francisco at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Carmel

— 1 night
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then stop by The Cheese Shop.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Carmel tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Nature · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): steep yourself in history at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, stop by Amoeba Music, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and then look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online journey planner.

You can fly from Carmel to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Carmel - with highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

San Diego

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove and then stroll through Mission Beach Park. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Diego road trip planning tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): try your luck at Casino At The Venetian and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of The Strip, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Las Vegas, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Pima Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (11°C), and nights are much colder (-9°C). On the 16th (Sat), you're off to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Big Pine Key

— 1 day
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. On the 17th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, browse the exhibits of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park.

To find maps and tourist information, read our Big Pine Key trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Big Pine Key in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Big Pine Key is 2 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, with highs in Big Pine Key at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Miami

— 2 nights

Magic City

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 18th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Village of Merrick Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and then deepen your understanding at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Big Pine Key to Miami takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in February, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Florida travel guide

4.4
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.