43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Dallas
— 4 nights
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Nashville
— 6 nights
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Washington DC
— 7 nights
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New York City
— 8 nights
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Miami
— 7 nights
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New Orleans
— 9 nights

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dallas: Corky's Gaming Bistro - Grapevine (in Grapevine), iFLY Dallas (in Frisco) and Extreme Sandbox - North Texas (in Pottsboro). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, explore the landscape on two wheels at Local Hub Bicycle Co., take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cistercian Abbey, and contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dallas day trip website.

Sydney, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Sydney to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Dallas to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Dallas

Fun & Games · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Amon Carter Museum of American Art ©
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Extreme Sandbox - North Texas ©
Extreme Sandbox - North Texas

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Mammoth Cave National Park (Cedar Sink Trail, Mammoth Cave, &more), Casey Jones Distillery (in Hopkinsville) and McLemore House (in Franklin). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, stop by Downtown Nashville, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Upper Room.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in December, expect Nashville to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Casey Jones Distillery ©
Casey Jones Distillery
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Frederick (Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience, Dragon Distillery, LLC, &more), Sagamore Spirit Distillery (in Baltimore) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Little Round Top). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip planning app.

Fly from Nashville to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

8
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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, stroll through Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City road trip planning site.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in New York City when traveling from Washington DC in January, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Central Park ©
Central Park
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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Miami

Miami ©

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Fort Lauderdale (in Davie), Everglades National Park (Slough Slog, Gumbo Limbo Trail, &more) and Thalatta Estate Park (in Palmetto Bay). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, kick back and relax at South Beach, and enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Miami takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Miami at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Island Dolphin Care ©
Island Dolphin Care
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

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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.
Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to White Castle to see Nottoway Plantation about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans travel route planner.

You can fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami in January, things will get little chillier in New Orleans: highs are around 17°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
Garden District ©
Garden District

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