35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg
— 1 night
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Sanibel Island
— 3 nights
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Marco Island
— 3 nights
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Key Largo
— 2 nights
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Marathon
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 4 nights
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Amelia Island
— 3 nights
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St. Augustine
— 3 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 1 day
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): make a trip to Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, then see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to New Orleans is minus 16 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for much colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

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Garden District
4.7
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Royal Street
4.7

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St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg ©

Florida's Sunshine City

Located on a peninsula between Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, St.
On the 4th (Wed), kick back and relax at Siesta Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Ted Sperling Park, then admire the natural beauty at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, and finally see the interesting displays at The Ringling. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Saint Pete Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Treasure Island Beach, and then explore the world behind art at The Dali Museum.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip planner.

Getting from New Orleans to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to St. Petersburg is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New Orleans in December; daily highs in St. Petersburg reach 27°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Siesta Beach
4.6
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Saint Pete Beach
4.7
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The Dali Museum
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Sanibel Island

Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lovers Key State Park. Get a sense of the local culture at The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and St. Isabel Catholic Church. When in Sanibel Island, make a side trip to see Fort Myers Beach in Fort Myers Beach, approximately Fort Myers Beach away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, stroll around Pond Apple Park, kick back and relax at Captiva Beach, and take in the exciting artwork at Tower Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sanibel Island trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from St. Petersburg to Sanibel Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from St. Petersburg in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sanibel Island: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Marco Island.

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Side Trips

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Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. We've included these beaches for you: Barefoot Beach Preserve and Lowdermilk Beach. Explore Marco Island's surroundings by going to Naples (Fifth Avenue South & Corkscrew Swamp). There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, don't miss a visit to Marco Island Center for the Arts, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Marco Island road trip planning tool.

Getting from Sanibel Island to Marco Island by journey takes about 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Speed Boats Tours
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Key Largo

Diving Capital of the World

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then view the masterpieces at Old Road Gallery, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Alligator Reef Light House, then take in the exciting artwork at Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Key Largo trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Marco Island to Key Largo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daytime highs in Key Largo are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Marathon.

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Marathon

Marathon ©

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
You'll get in some beach time at Bahia Honda State Park and Sombrero Beach. Visiting The Turtle Hospital and Calusa Beach will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, cast your line with a fishing tour, and look for gifts at Out of the Blue Gallery.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon trip planner.

Drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Visiting Fort Zachary Taylor and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Alan S. Maltz Gallery and Isle Cook Key West. Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Truman Little White House, stop by Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppe, visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Collections Key West.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip builder app.

Getting from Marathon to Key West by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amelia Island.

Things to do in Key West

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Amelia Island

Amelia Island ©
The southernmost Sea Island off the coast of Florida, Amelia Island takes its name from Princess Amelia of England.
Get outdoors at Fort Clinch State Park and Seaside Park. Visit Amelia Island State Park and Main Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Art on Centre, explore the activities along Egan's Creek Park, stop by Pelindaba Lavender Amelia Island, and tee off at The Golf Club at North Hampton.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Amelia Island trip simple and quick.

Fly from Key West to Amelia Island in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Key West in December, expect Amelia Island to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Amelia Island

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Amelia Angler Outfitters
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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. Get some historical perspective at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Fort Matanzas National Monument. You'll get in some beach time at St. Augustine Beach and Frank Butler County Park West. There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery, examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House, get engrossed in the history at Medieval Torture Museum, and deepen your understanding at Flagler College.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St. Augustine day trip planner.

You can drive from Amelia Island to St. Augustine in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Camp Helen State Park, then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Panama City Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Panama City Beach when traveling from St. Augustine in December, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Panama City Beach
4.5
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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New York City

New York City ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and Ellis Island. 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, wander the streets of Times Square, and make a trip to Fifth Avenue.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Panama City Beach to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Panama City Beach in December: highs in New York City hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

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9/11 Memorial
4.7

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
On the 1st (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online visit planner.

Getting from New York City to Los Angeles by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In January, Los Angeles is warmer than New York City - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

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The Getty Center
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Historic Walking Area
Hollywood Walk of Fame
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