51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Jose
— 24 nights
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
3
Calistoga
— 4 nights
4
Monterey
— 5 nights
5
New York City
— 4 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights

24
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Venture out of the city with trips to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton), Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Wharf, West Cliff Drive, &more) and Morgan Hill (Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve, Pop Up Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Stanford University, get engrossed in the history at Computer History Museum, don't miss a visit to Sikh Gurdwara, and admire the masterpieces at Cantor Arts Center.

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Johannesburg, South Africa to San Jose is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to San Jose is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Johannesburg in January, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in San Jose: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Palo Alto, Mountain View, California, Morgan Hill
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Municipal Rose Garden ©
Municipal Rose Garden
Stanford University ©
Stanford University
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines ©
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

4
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip app.

Traveling by car from San Jose to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. January in San Francisco sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 3:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
nights
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Sharpsteen Museum, look for gifts at Woodhouse Chocolate, do a tasting at Schramsberg Vineyards, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful Geyser of California.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Calistoga online attractions planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Calistoga in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Calistoga, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

St. Helena, Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 7:
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sharpsteen Museum ©
Sharpsteen Museum

5
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Monterey is known for zoos & aquariums, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, stroll through Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, and get engrossed in the history at Colton Hall Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Calistoga to Monterey takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Carmel
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Monterey to New York City by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Monterey to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Monterey in February: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 17:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
nights
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 (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from New York City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in February, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 20:
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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning tool.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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