24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
2
Orlando
— 3 nights
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
4
New York City
— 4 nights
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights

3
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online trip builder.

Austin to New Orleans is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in December, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 17:
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

3
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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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, get your game on at Nomadic, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Orlando online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orlando, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
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Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

3
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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.
Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, about 1 hour away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in December; daily highs in Washington DC reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

4
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.
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, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Central Park ©
Central Park
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, thenwalk around Millennium Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, thenadmire the striking features of Reliance Building, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chicago vacation app.

Fly from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Chicago at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Winged Figures of the Republic Statues). There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, walk around Golden Gate Park, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in January since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Anchor Brewing Company ©
Anchor Brewing Company
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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