59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 5 nights
2
New York City
— 9 nights
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
6
Tucson
— 3 nights
7
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
8
New Orleans
— 6 nights
9
Nashville
— 4 nights
10
Savannah
— 2 nights
11
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
12
Orlando
— 6 nights
13
Sarasota
— 4 nights
14
Key West
— 2 nights

5
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Washington National Cathedral, United States Capitol, DC Tours By Tim, and other attractions you added. Popular historic sites such as The Rising Sun Tavern and Washington Harbour are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of the Bible and United States Navy Memorial and Naval Heritage Center. There's more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of African Art.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC journey app.

Cape Town, South Africa to Washington DC is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Cape Town to Washington DC, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Cape Town in December, with highs in Washington DC at 12°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife

Side Trips

The Rising Sun Tavern, U.S. Naval Academy
Highlights from your plan

9
nights
New York City

New York City
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You've added World Trade Center Memorial Foundation, Central Park, The Met Cloisters, and other attractions to your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at The Morgan Library & Museum and Gateways to Newark: Portraits. Your inner history buff will appreciate Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Grey Towers National Historic Site (in Milford), Old Barracks Museum (in Trenton) and Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (in Hyde Park). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Green-Wood cemetery, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Agnes, and stop by Rockland Bakery.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. You will leave for Chicago on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Rockland Bakery, Grey Towers National Historic Site, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Old Barracks Museum
Highlights from your plan
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site ©
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ©
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Oriental Institute Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then brush up on your military savvy at First Division Museum at Cantigny, and finally learn about winemaking at Lynfred Winery.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago travel itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Chicago is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 0°C and lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

First Division Museum at Cantigny, Baha'i House of Worship, Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, Lynfred Winery
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Oriental Institute Museum ©
Oriental Institute Museum
First Division Museum at Cantigny ©
First Division Museum at Cantigny
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center ©

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Mumm Napa and Oxbow Public Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Fort Point and Grace Cathedral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena), B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville) and Judd's Hill MicroCrush (in Napa). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at VJB Cellars, see the interesting displays at Blackhawk Museum, appreciate the views at Sonoma Valley, and take in the exciting artwork at Patrick Amiot.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In January, San Francisco is much warmer than Chicago - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Napa, Healdsburg, Mumm Napa, Sonoma Valley, Patrick Amiot
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Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Dry Creek Vineyard ©
Dry Creek Vineyard

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Museum-lovers will appreciate GRAMMY Museum and Hollywood Wax Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Central Market and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Rancho Palos Verdes and see Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, visit Little Tokyo, deepen your understanding at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and get lost in a book at Los Angeles Central Library.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Highlights from your plan
The Hollywood Museum ©
The Hollywood Museum
GRAMMY Museum ©
GRAMMY Museum
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

3
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Let the collections at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures and Amerind Museum capture your imagination. Shop till you drop at DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum and Madaras Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tucson: St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (in Florence), Casa Grande Ruins National Monument (in Coolidge) and The Tombstone Epitaph (in Tombstone). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Franklin Auto Museum, learn about all things military at Museum of the Horse Soldier, and get a new perspective on nature at Arizona State Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tucson road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Tucson takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Tucson due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Tucson at 21°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Amerind Museum, St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, The Tombstone Epitaph
Highlights from your plan
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures ©
The Tombstone Epitaph ©
The Tombstone Epitaph

3
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at El Santuario de Chimayo and Millicent Rogers Museum. Appreciate the collections at San Miguel Chapel and Keshi. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Fe: San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church (in Ranchos De Taos) and Blumenschein Home & Museum (in Taos). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at New Mexico Museum of Art, shop like a local with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, steep yourself in history at El Rancho de las Golondrinas, and make a trip to Lacuna Galleries.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Santa Fe trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Tucson in January, expect Santa Fe to be cooler, temps between 7°C and -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Taos, El Santuario de Chimayo
Highlights from your plan
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church

6
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Whitney Plantation and Escape My Room New Orleans. Let the collections at Jamie Hayes Gallery and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site (in Saint Francisville), St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie) and Louisiana's Old State Capitol (in Baton Rouge). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Augustine Church, and admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Santa Fe in January, plan for a bit warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 17°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Evergreen Plantation, Whitney Plantation, Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Joseph Plantation, Louisiana's Old State Capitol
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site ©
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get a sense of the local culture at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum and The George Jones. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hatch Show Print and Nashville Flea Market. Venture out of the city with trips to McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin) and President James K. Polk Home & Museum (in Columbia). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Belmont Mansion, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, steep yourself in history at Historic Travellers Rest, and take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nashville itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you will find days in Nashville are little chillier (10°C), and nights are much colder (-1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

McGavock Confederate Cemetery, President James K. Polk Home & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
Tennessee State Museum ©
Tennessee State Museum

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
On the 30th (Thu), look for gifts at Savannah Bee Company, examine the collection at American Prohibition Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Signature Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Cross. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum Inc., steep yourself in history at Green-Meldrim House, steep yourself in history at Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home, then view the masterpieces at Liquid Sands Glass Gallery, and finally learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum.

To see reviews and tourist information, read Savannah online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Nashville to Savannah in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Savannah is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nashville in January, with highs in Savannah at 19°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
American Prohibition Museum ©
American Prohibition Museum
Savannah Bee Company ©
Savannah Bee Company

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
St. For shopping fun, head to High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts or Metalartz Gallery. Medieval Torture Museum and The Ximenez-Fatio House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Villa Zorayda Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bog Brewing Company, take an in-depth tour of Government House Museum, and examine the collection at The Oldest House Museum Complex.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Savannah to St. Augustine in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Savannah in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in St. Augustine, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
The Ximenez-Fatio House ©
The Ximenez-Fatio House
St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine ©
Villa Zorayda Museum ©
Villa Zorayda Museum

6
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center and Avatar Flight of Passage. Appreciate the collections at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology and Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Christmas Historical Park (in Christmas), U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame (in Merritt Island) and Titusville (American Police Hall of Fame & American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame). There's much more to do: get curious at Orlando Science Center, catch some excitement at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, stroll around Mako, and admire the masterpieces at Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Orlando trip maker tool.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Orlando in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from St. Augustine, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Sarasota.

Things to do in Orlando

Museums · Childrens Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Titusville, Winter Garden Farmers Market, Fort Christmas Historical Park, U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame, Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center ©
Eisenhower Regional Recreation Center
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame ©
U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

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Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Museum-lovers will get to explore Pinellas County Heritage Village and Imagine Museum. Do your shopping at Duncan McClellan Gallery and Le Macaron. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sarasota: St. Petersburg (Morean Art Center & Florida Holocaust Museum) and Murielle Winery (in Clearwater). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Sarasota Classic Car Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Cat Depot, browse the collection at Selby Public Library, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sarasota itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Sarasota takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Sarasota sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Sarasota

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

St. Petersburg, Murielle Winery, Pinellas County Heritage Village
Highlights from your plan
Imagine Museum ©
Imagine Museum
Pinellas County Heritage Village ©
Pinellas County Heritage Village
Florida Holocaust Museum ©
Florida Holocaust Museum

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum. Let the collections at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center and Oldest House & Garden Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, stop by Peppers of Key West, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and take in the pleasant sights at Key West Garden Club.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Key West route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Sarasota to Key West takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Sarasota in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
St. Paul's Episcopal Church ©
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

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