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Chicago
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St. Augustine
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Key Largo
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Marathon
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Key West
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Miami
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Marco Island
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Fort Myers Beach
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Atlanta
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Austin
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Las Vegas
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Los Angeles
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Chicago — 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 5th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank, see the interesting displays at American Writers Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Oak Street Beach, and finally take a stroll through The Old Town of Chicago. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Harlem Irving Plaza Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baha'i House of Worship, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ohio Street Beach, and finally look for gifts at Adagio Teas.

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New Delhi, India to Chicago is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 11.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Washington DC.
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Washington DC — 3 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at College Park Aviation Museum and National Museum of African Art. Heurich House Museum and Anderson House will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: savor the flavors at City Brew Tours DC, take in nature's colorful creations at U.S. National Arboretum, pause for some photo ops at Air Force Memorial, and examine the collection at Petersen Boarding House.

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Fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to New York City.
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New York City — 6 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 Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Dumbo. Head to The Outlet Collection - Jersey Gardens and Artechouse NYCfor some retail therapy. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Tarrytown to see Lyndhurst about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Dyker Heights, take an in-depth tour of Merchant's House Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Park Avenue, and stroll around Union Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Tunkhannock.
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Tunkhannock

Tunkhannock is a borough in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, 31 miles (50 km) northwest of Wilkes-Barre. On the 16th (Fri), tee off at Stone Hedge Golf Club and then relax and rejuvenate at Nichols Village Hotel Spa.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tunkhannock trip planner.

Drive from New York City to Tunkhannock in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Tunkhannock to be a bit cooler, temps between 5°C and -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to St. Augustine.
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St. Augustine — 5 nights

St. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios and Colonial Quarter. Head to High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts and Tiny Art Museumfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Augustine: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park (in Hawthorne) and Sweetwater Wetlands Park (in Gainesville). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, examine the collection at The Ximenez-Fatio House, steep yourself in history at Villa Zorayda Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Medieval Torture Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine online journey maker.

Explore your travel options from Tunkhannock to St. Augustine with the Route module. Traveling from Tunkhannock in December, things will get much hotter in St. Augustine: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Key Largo.
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Key Largo — 2 nights

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 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Harry Harris Park, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then get a dose of the wild on Capt. Sterling's Everglades Eco-Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Island Dolphin Care, look for all kinds of wild species at Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery - MM82.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Key Largo route maker site.

Fly from St. Augustine to Key Largo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Augustine in December: high temperatures in Key Largo hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marathon.
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Marathon — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography, see the interesting displays at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, then get close to the beloved marine mammals with Dolphin Connection, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Calm Waters Spa. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Sunset Park Beach, browse the fresh offerings at Paradise Produce, then explore the gorgeous colors at Sombrero Reef, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Artists in Paradise Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon online vacation planner.

You can drive from Key Largo to Marathon in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in December, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Key West.
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Key West — 4 nights

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Higgs Beach and South Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, take in the pleasant sights at Key West Garden Club, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Key West road trip planning website.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly to Miami.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): kick back and relax at 12th Street Beach, then head outdoors with Escapethequest, then view the masterpieces at Art Basel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Patrick Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gesu Catholic Church, then shop like a local with Cubaocho Museum and Performing Arts Center, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Miami trip planner.

Getting from Key West to Miami by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Miami, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Marco Island.
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Marco Island — 1 night

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. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Romano, then identify plant and animal life at Otter Mound Preserve, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Marco Island trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Miami to Marco Island in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Miami in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Marco Island, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Fort Myers Beach.
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Fort Myers Beach — 2 nights

Fort Myers Beach is a town located on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): engage your brain at Ostego Bay Marine Science Center, identify plant and animal life at Rotary Park Environmental Center, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wicked Dolphin Distillery, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Mound House, take in the exciting artwork at The Islander, Gift Gallery & Boutique, then kick back and relax at Little Hickory Beach Park, and finally browse the different shops at Coconut Point.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Myers Beach trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Marco Island to Fort Myers Beach in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Atlanta.
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Atlanta — 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 4th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, then stop by Buford Highway Farmers Market, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. On the next day, wander the streets of Virginia-Highland, see the interesting displays at David J. Sencer CDC Museum, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by flight from Fort Myers Beach to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. Traveling from Fort Myers Beach in January, expect Atlanta to be much colder, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Austin.
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Austin — 2 nights

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel Dulcinea, and finally do a tasting at Salt Lick Cellars. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at TASTE Wine Art, then take in the exciting artwork at Texcetera, and then get curious at Science Mill.

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Fly from Atlanta to Austin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to Austin. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Atlanta in January: high temperatures in Austin hover around 20°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 8th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guardian Angel Cathedral, try your luck at Casino at The Cromwell, then buy something for everyone on your list at Town Square Las Vegas, and finally look for gifts at HEXX Chocolate & Confexxions. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Auto Collections, take an in-depth tour of Clark County Heritage Museum, then take an in-depth tour of ELVIS: The Exhibition, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Sin City Brewing Co..

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Austin to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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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 10th (Tue): wander the streets of Old Pasadena, see the interesting displays at The Gamble House, then take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Forest Lawn Memorial Park - Hollywood Hills. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels (NOTE: Fix the three typos in the About section), get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Museum LA, then explore the world behind art at Bhagavad-gita Diorama-Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Annenberg Space for Photography.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Malibu.
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Malibu — 2 nights

Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): kick back and relax at Carbon Beach, examine the collection at Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum, then hike along King Gillette Ranch, and finally browse the different shops at The Commons at Calabasas. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Westward Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nicholas Canyon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at El Pescador State Beach, and finally stroll around Malibu Bluffs Park.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Malibu trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Malibu in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. January in Malibu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.
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San Diego — 2 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.
On the 14th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, enjoy the sand and surf at Del Mar City Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Del Mar Dog Beach, and finally browse the different shops at Cedros Design District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Dog Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Mission Beach Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Mission Bay Park, and finally examine the collection at Old Town Model Railroad Depot.

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Traveling by car from Malibu to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 6 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Asian Art Museum and Sutro Baths. Popular historic sites such as St. Dominic Church and Telegraph Hill are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Half Moon Bay (Mavericks & Half Moon Bay State Beach), Stinson Beach (in Stinson Beach) and Mount Tamalpais State Park (in Mill Valley). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, steep yourself in history at Cliff House, see the interesting displays at Oakland Museum of California, and explore the different monuments and memorials at San Francisco National Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from San Diego to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Diego in January; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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Florida travel guide

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The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.
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California travel guide

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The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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