48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Drive to Portland Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport
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New York City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Philadelphia
— 1 night
Drive
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Wilmington
— 2 nights
Train
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Baltimore
— 1 night
Drive
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive
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Virginia Beach
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Charlotte
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 2 nights
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Miami
— 2 nights
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Atlanta
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 1 night
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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Jackson
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Houston
— 1 night
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Little Rock
— 1 night
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Branson
— 2 nights
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Oklahoma City
— 5 nights
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Wichita
— 1 night
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Denver
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Albuquerque
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Phoenix
— 1 night
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Wickenburg
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
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New York City

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Midtown Comics, Central Park, Times Square, and other attractions you added. On the 2nd (Thu), wander the streets of Times Square and then get interesting insight from Sky's The Limit Skydiving Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Central Park and then look for gifts at Midtown Comics.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary site.

Warrnambool, Australia to New York City is an approximately 44-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. January in New York City sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C at night. You will leave for Ocean City on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ocean City

— 2 nights

The White Marlin Capital of the World

One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Candy Kitchen, Parasailing & Paragliding, Pickles Pub Ocean City, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for gifts at Candy Kitchen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, relax and rejuvenate at OC Massage, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Pickles Pub Ocean City.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Ocean City route planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Ocean City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In January, daytime highs in Ocean City are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Ocean City

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Philadelphia

— 1 night

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, North Bowl Lounge n Lanes and Room Escape Games.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip builder tool.

Drive from Ocean City to Philadelphia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Fun & Games · Nightlife · Shopping

Wilmington

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Limestone Therapeutic Massage, Longwood Gardens and Altitude Trampoline Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens and then have some family-friendly fun at Altitude Trampoline Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Wilmington trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Philadelphia to Wilmington in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Baltimore.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Fun & Games · Spas · Shopping

Side Trip

Baltimore

— 1 night

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Crofton Go-Kart Raceway as well as Charles Theatre. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): catch a movie at Charles Theatre.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Baltimore online holiday planner.

Take a train from Wilmington to Baltimore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Baltimore, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Washington Monument as well as Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC travel planner.

Drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Virginia Beach

The Resort City

Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get interesting insight from The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Virginia Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Virginia Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In January in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your trip

Charlotte

— 1 night

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): wander the streets of SouthPark.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Charlotte travel planner.

Getting from Virginia Beach to Charlotte by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Charleston.

Things to do in Charlotte

Neighborhoods · Shopping

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
You've now added Charleston Zip Line Adventures to your itinerary. On the 13th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Charleston City Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Caw Caw Interpretive Center and then take a memorable tour with Charleston Zip Line Adventures.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Charleston trip planner.

Drive from Charlotte to Charleston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in January, expect Charleston to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Orlando

— 2 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Florida Mall, Balloon Rides and World of Disney. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): soar above the sights with a balloon tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make an unforgettable trip to World of Disney.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Orlando tour planner.

Getting from Charleston to Orlando by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Charleston in January, with highs in Orlando at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Miami

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bayside Marketplace. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get a taste of the local shopping with Bayside Marketplace.

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You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Orlando in January, with highs in Miami at 29°C and lows at 20°C. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Georgia Aquarium as well as Six Flags Over Georgia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Six Flags Over Georgia and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta itinerary planner.

Getting from Miami to Atlanta by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Miami in January: high temperatures in Atlanta hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. You will leave for Nashville on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Nashville

— 1 night

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've now added Savannah's Candy Kitchen to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): look for gifts at Savannah's Candy Kitchen.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Nashville holiday tool.

Getting from Atlanta to Nashville by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Nashville. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in January: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 10°C and lows are around -1°C. You'll set off for Birmingham on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Nashville

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

Birmingham

— 1 night

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Birmingham trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Nashville to Birmingham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. January in Birmingham sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. You'll set off for Jackson on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Birmingham

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nightlife

Jackson

— 3 nights
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Birmingham to Jackson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. January in Jackson sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you're off to New Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

New Orleans

— 2 nights

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.
On the 27th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Royal Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Jackson to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Jackson in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 12°C in New Orleans. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Houston

— 1 night

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
You've now added Cowboy Up Hang Gliding to your itinerary.

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Fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Houston. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Houston

Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Little Rock

— 1 night

The Rock

Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Promenade at Chenal Shopping Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Little Rock day trip planning site.

You can fly from Houston to Little Rock in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Houston in January, things will get a bit cooler in Little Rock: highs are around 12°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Little Rock

Shopping

Branson

— 2 nights

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Branson Zipline at Wolfe Mountain as well as Moonshine Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Branson online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Little Rock to Branson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Little Rock in January, with highs in Branson at 8°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Branson

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Beaches

Oklahoma City

— 5 nights

The Big Friendly

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
You'll explore and learn at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and Stafford Air & Space Museum. Popular historic sites such as St. Joseph Old Cathedral and Henry Overholser Mansion are in your itinerary. Explore Oklahoma City's surroundings by going to Toy and Action Figure Museum (in Pauls Valley), Pony Bridge (in Geary) and Red Rock Canyon Adventure Park (in Hinton). There's lots more to do: get curious at Science Museum Oklahoma, brush up on your military savvy at Fort Sill National Historic Landmark and Museum, pause for some photo ops at Centennial Land Run Monument, and stop by Bedre Fine Chocolate.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Oklahoma City itinerary planner.

You can drive from Branson to Oklahoma City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Branson in February: highs in Oklahoma City hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wichita.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wichita

— 1 night
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You can drive from Oklahoma City to Wichita in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, Wichita is a bit cooler than Oklahoma City - with highs of 11°C and lows of -4°C. You will leave for Denver on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Wichita

Museums · Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Denver

Mile-High City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and then take an in-depth tour of Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Denver attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Wichita to Denver takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Wichita in February, expect nights in Denver to be about the same, around -7°C, while days are little chillier, around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Albuquerque

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Albuquerque takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in February, with highs in Albuquerque at 16°C and lows at 0°C. You will leave for Phoenix on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Basilica, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, see the interesting displays at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting, then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Albuquerque in February, with highs in Phoenix at 27°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Wickenburg

— 1 night
Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Vulture Mine, make a trip to The Jail Tree, then get engrossed in the history at Desert Caballeros Western Museum, and finally head outdoors with Effus Ranch. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Lake Pleasant Regional Park and then take in the exciting artwork at Gramma Lizards.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Wickenburg using our trip planner.

You can drive from Phoenix to Wickenburg in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in February, plan for little chillier nights in Wickenburg, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, stroll through Coronado Beach, and then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Shores Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Windansea Beach, and then examine the collection at Old Town Model Railroad Depot.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Diego online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wickenburg to San Diego. Traveling from Wickenburg to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wickenburg in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Broad. On the next day, learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and then examine the collection at The Nethercutt Collection.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles tour builder app.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.