39 days in Austin, Miami & New York City Itinerary

39 days in Austin, Miami & New York City Itinerary

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Austin
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Miami
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New York City
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Austin

— 8 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get outdoors at Bike and Brew ATX and Austin Nature & Science Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Grape Creek Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to William Chris Vineyards (in Hye), Woodrose Winery (in Stonewall) and Fredericksburg (Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, Lost Draw Cellars, &more). There's much more to do: stop by SoCo District, indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa Reveil, admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and identify plant and animal life at Hornsby Bend Bird Observatory.

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San Francisco to Austin is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Austin is 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Miami.

Things to do in Austin

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Wildlife

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Miami

— 22 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.
Get outdoors at Everglades Alligator Farm and Wakodahatchee Wetlands. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wynwood and ZWF Miami. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Coconut Creek (Fern Forest Nature Center, Butterfly World, &more), Islamorada (Islamorada Brewery & Distillery, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more) and Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens (in Delray Beach). Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Everglades National Park. On the 4th (Mon), enjoy a perfect day by the water at John D. MacArthur Beach State Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Deering Estate, explore the gorgeous colors at Spiegel Grove, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Basel, and identify plant and animal life at Anne Kolb Nature Center.

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Fly from Austin to Miami in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Austin in December, you will find days in Miami are somewhat warmer (81°F), and nights are much warmer (68°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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New York City

— 7 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Washington Square Park and Photography Tours. Take a break from the city and head to Speed Boats Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Hyde Park (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum & Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt) and Calvary Chapel of the Hudson Valley (in Poughkeepsie). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, browse the range of quality goods at Saks Fifth Avenue, take a stroll through Dumbo, and admire the landmark architecture of Flatiron Building.

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You can fly from Miami to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, New York City is cooler than Miami - with highs of 40°F and lows of 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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