24 days in United States, Playa del Carmen & Cancun Itinerary

24 days in United States, Playa del Carmen & Cancun Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
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Santa Maria, United States
— 1 night
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San Diego, United States
— 1 night
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Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights
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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
— 3 nights
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Cancun, Mexico
— 4 nights

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New York City, United States

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: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, stroll around The High Line, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary site.

Valletta, Malta to New York City is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for San Francisco on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Golden Gate Bridge to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco journey builder app.

Getting from New York City to San Francisco by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. You will leave for Santa Maria on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Santa Maria, United States

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. You've now added Monterey Bay to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the activities along Monterey Bay.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Santa Maria trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Santa Maria takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. July in Santa Maria sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Monterey Bay
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Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

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San Diego, United States

San Diego ©
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 25th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Maria to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Santa Maria in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:
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SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

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Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, and try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary planning site.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 32°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Paris Las Vegas ©
Paris Las Vegas

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico

The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tulum (Gran Cenote, Tulum Archaeological Site, &more) and Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá (in Coba). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Xcaret, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, and make a trip to Quinta Avenida.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Playa del Carmen trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Las Vegas to Playa del Carmen in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Playa del Carmen, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Playa del Carmen reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Tulum, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Skydiving
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Tulum Archaeological Site ©
Tulum Archaeological Site

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Cancun, Mexico

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Get out of town with these interesting Cancun side-trips: Isla Mujeres (Punta Sur & Playa Norte). There's much more to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, observe the fascinating underwater world at Interactive Aquarium, explore the ancient world of Zona Arqueologica El Rey, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cancun online route maker.

Traveling by car from Playa del Carmen to Cancun takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cancun are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Isla Mujeres
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Punta Sur ©
Punta Sur
Zipline

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