30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Daytona Beach
— 2 nights
2
Jacksonville
— 2 nights
3
Tallahassee
— 1 night
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
5
Lafayette
— 2 nights
6
Houston
— 6 nights
7
San Antonio
— 2 nights
8
El Paso
— 2 nights
9
Willcox
— 2 nights
10
Tombstone
— 2 nights
11
Tucson
— 2 nights
12
Ajo
— 3 nights

2
nights
Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thensteep yourself in history at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, thenlook for gifts at Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory, and finally kick back and relax at Beach at Daytona Beach. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Mary Bethune Home, bet on your favorite at Richard Petty Driving Experience, and then appreciate the history behind Dale Earnhardt Sr. Statue.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Daytona Beach road trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale to Daytona Beach is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in January; daily highs in Daytona Beach reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Historic Sites Spas

Side Trip

Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
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Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens ©
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
Mary Bethune Home
Mary Bethune Home

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Jacksonville

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, steep yourself in history at Kingsley Plantation, thenstroll around Ed Austin Regional Park, and finally browse the exhibits of The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary and then get interesting insight from Tours.

Before you visit Jacksonville, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Daytona Beach to Jacksonville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Daytona Beach in January since evenings lows in Jacksonville dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary
Kingsley Plantation ©
Kingsley Plantation

1
night
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll the grounds of Old City Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More, thensteep yourself in history at Florida Governor's Mansion, thendon't miss a visit to Grove Museum, and finally grab your bike and head to JR Alford Greenway.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tallahassee vacation builder site.

You can drive from Jacksonville to Tallahassee in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In January in Tallahassee, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Tallahassee

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Grove Museum ©
Grove Museum
Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More ©
Co-Cathedral of St. Thomas More
Florida Governor's Mansion ©
Florida Governor's Mansion

2
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.
Immaculate Conception Church and St. Joseph Plantation will appeal to history buffs. Garden District and Whitney Plantation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Folsom to see Global Wildlife Center about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Hermann-Grima House, and look for gifts at Faulkner House Books.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallahassee to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallahassee to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tallahassee in January, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around °F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lafayette.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, St. Joseph Plantation, Global Wildlife Center
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Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at Acadian Village, and then stroll the grounds of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist. On the next day, engage your brain at Lafayette Science Museum, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Acadiana, and then get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lafayette trip itinerary website.

Getting from New Orleans to Lafayette by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lafayette when traveling from New Orleans in January, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Acadian Village ©
Acadian Village
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist

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nights
Houston

Houston ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site and Glenwood Cemetery are in your itinerary. Visiting Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and Cockrell Butterfly Center will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: Galveston (1880 Garten Verein & Old City Cemetery), Schulenburg (Stanzel Model Aircraft Museum & St. Mary's Church High Hill) and Bolivar Point Lighthouse (in Port Bolivar). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Houston Museum District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Teo-Chew Temple, explore the galleries of Rothko Chapel, and take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Funeral History.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston trip planner.

Getting from Lafayette to Houston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Houston, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Galveston, Schulenburg, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, Bolivar Point Lighthouse, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
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Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site ©
Houston Museum District ©
Houston Museum District

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Guenther House Museum, identify plant and animal life at Cibolo Nature Center, and then do a tasting at Sister Creek Vineyards.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Houston to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Houston in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in San Antonio, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Sister Creek Vineyards, Cibolo Nature Center
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St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
The Guenther House Museum ©
The Guenther House Museum

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El Paso

El Paso ©
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of San Jacinto Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of San Albino, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our El Paso day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to El Paso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to El Paso is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in January; daily highs in El Paso reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Willcox.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Las Cruces
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St. Patrick Cathedral ©
St. Patrick Cathedral
Basilica of San Albino ©
Basilica of San Albino
San Jacinto Plaza ©
San Jacinto Plaza

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Willcox

Willcox ©
Willcox is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at The Thing. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Texas Canyon, explore the activities along Cochise Lake, and then hike along Heart of Rocks.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Willcox trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from El Paso to Willcox in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In January in Willcox, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Tombstone.

Things to do in Willcox

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Safford, Texas Canyon, The Thing
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Gila Box Riparian National Conservation Area ©
Black Hills Rockhound Area ©
Black Hills Rockhound Area
Flying Leap Vineyards ©
Flying Leap Vineyards

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Tombstone

Tombstone ©
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
On the 27th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at San Pedro House, explore the stunning scenery at The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve, and then examine the collection at Gammons Gulch. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Tombstone's Historama, look for gifts at Arlene's S.W. Silver & Gold, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds, thenidentify plant and animal life at Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve, and finally learn about winemaking at Silver Strike Winery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tombstone trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Willcox to Tombstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. January in Tombstone sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Tombstone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Patagonia, The Nature Conservancys Ramsey Canyon Preserve, San Pedro House, Gammons Gulch
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San Pedro House ©
San Pedro House
Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve
Patagonia-Sonoita Creek Preserve
Tucson Audubon's Paton Center for Hummingbirds ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): engage your brain at Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, thentake a peaceful walk through Tucson Mountain Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Catalina State Park. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery H, explore the striking landscape of Tumacacori National Historical Park, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Tombstone to Tucson takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Ajo.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Art Gallery H, Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, Tumacacori National Historical Park
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Tucson Mountain Park ©
Tucson Mountain Park
Catalina State Park ©
Catalina State Park
Tumacacori National Historical Park ©
Tumacacori National Historical Park

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Ajo

Ajo ©
Ajo is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pima County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take some stellar pictures from New Cornelia Open Pit Mining Lookout, admire nature's extreme beauty at Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, and then identify plant and animal life at Quitobaquito Spring. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge, thenget engrossed in the history at Ajo Historical Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Puerto Blanco Scenic Drive.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ajo trip website.

Drive from Tucson to Ajo in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Tucson, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ajo, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ajo

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument ©
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
Quitobaquito Spring ©
Quitobaquito Spring
Puerto Blanco Scenic Drive ©
Puerto Blanco Scenic Drive

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