32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
bus + Fly:  28​h
1
Denver
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 9 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Portland
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  12​h
5
Vermillion
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Jacksonville
— 3 nights
End: Jacksonville

4
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Rocky Mountain National Park (Many Parks Curve Overlook, Trail Ridge Road, & more), Boulder (Flatirons & Pearl Street Mall) and Guanella Pass (in Georgetown). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Carousel of Happiness, browse the fresh offerings at The Source, snap pictures at Denver Millennium Bridge, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip builder tool .

Jacksonville to Denver is an approximately 28-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In December, Denver is colder than Jacksonville - with highs of 43°F and lows of 19°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Boulder, Carousel of Happiness, Guanella Pass
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

6
nights
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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Pack the 9th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip builder app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Denver to San Diego in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to San Diego due to the time zone difference. In December, San Diego is much warmer than Denver - with highs of 68°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

9
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Diego in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 57°F and lows reach 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

6
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville), Cannon Beach (Ecola State Park & Oswald West State Park) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, see the interesting displays at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Portland trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Portland in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 45°F to lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vermillion.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
day
Vermillion

Vermillion ©
Vermillion is a city in and the county seat of Clay County, in the southeastern corner of the state of South Dakota, and the eleventh largest city in the state. On the 27th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Shrine to Music Museum, examine the collection at National Music Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Spirit Mound.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vermillion trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Portland to Vermillion. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Portland in December, you will find days in Vermillion are little chillier (32°F), and nights are much colder (15°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Vermillion

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Shrine to Music Museum ©
Shrine to Music Museum
National Music Museum ©
National Music Museum

3
nights
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Change things up with these side-trips from Jacksonville: Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park (in Bunnell), St. Augustine Beach (in Saint Augustine Beach) and St. Augustine (Red Boat Water Tours, LLC, Castillo de San Marcos, & more). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary and get outside with Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Jacksonville driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Vermillion to Jacksonville with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vermillion in December, expect Jacksonville to be much hotter, temps between 72°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Augustine, White Oak Conservation Center
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Flagler College ©
Flagler College

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