23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Chicago
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Dallas
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
10
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis


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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary maker website .

Minneapolis to Chicago is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Minneapolis in December; daily highs in Chicago reach 39°F and lows reach 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Cloud Gate ©
Cloud Gate

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art and then try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cleveland attractions planning app .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Cleveland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Cleveland. December in Cleveland sees daily highs of 39°F and lows of 29°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Cleveland

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino

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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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Head to Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook) and Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, look for gifts at Kalustyan's, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cleveland in December, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 49°F and 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Fire Island National Seashore, Gateway National Recreation
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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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): hunt for treasures at Eastern Market and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC day trip site .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 52°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Eastern Market ©
Eastern Market

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Lincoln Road.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Miami travel planning website .

Getting from Washington DC to Miami by combination of flight and tram takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in December; daily highs in Miami reach 81°F and lows reach 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 30th (Sat), take a stroll through Royal Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally take a stroll through Garden District.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Miami to New Orleans by combination of tram and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Miami in December: highs in New Orleans hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Dallas day trip website .

Getting from New Orleans to Dallas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in December, Dallas is a bit cooler at night with lows of 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing planner .

Getting from Dallas to San Francisco by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in December, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
On the 4th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, browse the different shops at The Grove, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermosa Beach Pier, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then listen to music at Third Street Promenade.

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Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Nature Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 6th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and finally examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles sightseeing site .

Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Third Street Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 44°F and lows at 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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