25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Florence
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Lake Powell
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
10
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
11
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
13
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
14
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Florence

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 4th (Tue), kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then wander the streets of Union Square.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip app .

Florence, Italy to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. Traveling from Florence to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Florence in December, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

1
night
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.
To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Las Vegas, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 8th (Sat), get great views at Inspiration Point, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder app .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in December; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 2°C and lows reach -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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nights
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lake Powell trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in December, expect nights in Lake Powell to be warmer, around -1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Water, Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos ©
Marble Canyon ©
Marble Canyon

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night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 10th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, then don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley road trip tool .

You can drive from Lake Powell to Monument Valley in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in December, things will get a bit cooler in Monument Valley: highs are around 5°C and lows about -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): hike along Rim Trail, then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and then get great views at Lookout Studio.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot

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night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Heard Museum, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and then wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale. Keep things going the next day: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix route builder site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, things will get much hotter in Phoenix: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Old Town Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Diego tour planning app .

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to San Diego is minus 1 hour. December in San Diego sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and finally see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, take a stroll through Montana Avenue, then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, then browse the different shops at The Grove, and finally look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Grove ©
The Grove
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 17th (Mon), take a stroll through Newbury Street and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, then wander the streets of North End, and finally browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Boston takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crane Beach, Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Brookline Booksmith ©
Brookline Booksmith

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stop by Tiffany & Co., and then contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and then wander the streets of Fifth Avenue.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Old Town.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC journey planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Old Town
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Washington DC to Orlando in 14 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, Orlando is much hotter than Washington DC - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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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.
On the 25th (Tue), kick back and relax at South Beach, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Village of Merrick Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Ocean Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and then don't miss a visit to Collins Avenue.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Orlando to Miami by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in December since evenings lows in Miami dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Village of Merrick Park, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
South Beach ©
South Beach

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