60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Moab
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Minneapolis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
10
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
11
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
12
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
13
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
14
Lexington
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
15
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
16
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
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Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
18
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
19
Selma
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
20
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
22
Houston
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 15​min
23
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
24
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
25
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Alcatraz Island to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, then admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bolinas Lagoon and then look for all kinds of wild species at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey builder .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Bolinas Lagoon, Marin Headlands
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the next day, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, then enjoy the sea views from West Point Lighthouse, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle journey tool .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect Seattle to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Tahoma National Cemetery, Snoqualmie Falls
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Tahoma National Cemetery ©
Tahoma National Cemetery
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You've now added Grand Canyon South Rim to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Powell Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then look for gifts at Lookout Studio, then admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and finally get great views at Mather Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online journey planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -6°C, while days are little chillier, around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, get engrossed in the history at Powell Museum, then head outdoors with Wahweap Overlook, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Page journey builder .

Getting from San Francisco to Page by combination of subway and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in November, things will get slightly colder in Page: highs are around 17°C and lows about 4°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You've now added Arches National Park to your itinerary. On the 5th (Sat), stroll through Arches National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, hike along Double Arch, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Slickrock Bike Trail, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Tom Till Gallery.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Moab trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Keystone to Moab by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -11°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Slickrock Bike Trail ©
Slickrock Bike Trail
Tom Till Gallery ©
Tom Till Gallery

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get outdoors at Lamar Valley and Old Faithful. Do some cultural sightseeing at Uncle Tom's Trail and Cooke City Montana Museum. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Oxbow Bend in Moran, about 1h 15 min away. On the 6th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 5th (Sat) exploring nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park and take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park holiday site .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are cooler (-5°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Oxbow Bend, Cooke City Montana Museum
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 6:
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook, look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, get engrossed in the history at Black Hills Mining Museum, and then appreciate the views at Roughlock Falls State Nature Area.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Keystone road trip website .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In December, Keystone is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 1°C and lows of -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lead, Badlands National Park
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Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Mary, then get engrossed in the history at James J. Hill House, and then get in on the family fun at Nickelodeon Universe. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Northfield Historical Society, then look for all kinds of wild species at French Regional Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Minneapolis journey planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Keystone to Minneapolis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Keystone to Minneapolis is 1 hour. When traveling from Keystone in December, plan for little chillier days in Minneapolis, with highs around -2°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

James J. Hill House, Nickelodeon Universe, Northfield Historical Society, French Regional Park
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:
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James J. Hill House ©
James J. Hill House
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Nickelodeon Universe ©
Nickelodeon Universe

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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 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cowles Bog, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Red Oak Nature Center.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago sightseeing planner .

Fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Minneapolis in December, expect Chicago to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Cowles Bog, Red Oak Nature Center
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Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk
Red Oak Nature Center ©
Red Oak Nature Center

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Boston

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Freedom Trail. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then browse the exhibits of The House of the Seven Gables. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Granary Burying Ground, then take an in-depth tour of Plimoth Plantation, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Boston trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Savannah to Boston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. While traveling from Savannah, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Boston, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

The House of the Seven Gables, Plimoth Plantation, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

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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.
On the 15th (Tue), explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, identify plant and animal life at Teatown Lake Reservation, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Hook Mountain State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at The Pond and then identify plant and animal life at Eagle Rock Reservation.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Eagle Rock Reservation, Hook Mountain State Park, Teatown Lake Reservation
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Hook Mountain State Park ©
Hook Mountain State Park
Teatown Lake Reservation ©
Teatown Lake Reservation
Eagle Rock Reservation
Eagle Rock Reservation

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, then get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, and then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip site .

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
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Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, then see the interesting displays at Smithsonian Institution Building, and then identify plant and animal life at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

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

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lexington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
On the 21st (Mon), stroll the grounds of Lexington Cemetery and then take in the history at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate and then look for all kinds of wild species at Raven Run Nature Sanctuary.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Lexington online vacation planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Lexington in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect little chillier with lows of 0°C in Lexington. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 22:
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Raven Run Nature Sanctuary ©
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary
Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate ©
Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 23rd (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park, then get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and then see the interesting displays at The George Jones. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum, then see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Frist Art Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner .

You can drive from Lexington to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Lexington to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nature Parks
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Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
Tennessee State Museum ©
Tennessee State Museum
Frist Art Museum ©
Frist Art Museum

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Newnan. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park, then admire the masterpieces at Booth Western Art Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Silver Comet Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Atlanta online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Nashville to Atlanta by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Atlanta is somewhat warmer than Nashville - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Booth Western Art Museum, Downtown Newnan, Silver Comet Trail, Stone Mountain Park
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
Booth Western Art Museum
Booth Western Art Museum

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You've now added Savannah Historic District to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Owens-Thomas House, then wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, and then identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: race across the water with a speed boat tour, identify plant and animal life at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, and then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to Savannah takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Moab to Savannah due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Moab in December, things will get much warmer in Savannah: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hilton Head
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve
Speed Boats Tours

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 29th (Tue), make a trip to Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home, steep yourself in history at First White House of the Confederacy, then get to know the fascinating history of Court Square, and finally explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Montgomery trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Savannah to Montgomery in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Savannah to Montgomery, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Montgomery are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Selma.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kreher Preserve & Nature Center, The Oaks - Home of Booker T. Washington
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
First White House of the Confederacy ©

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Selma

Selma ©
Selma is a city in and the county seat of Dallas County, in the Black Belt region of south central Alabama and extending to the west. On the 1st (Fri), stroll the grounds of Old Live Oak Cemetery, see a world frozen in time at Old Cahawba Archaeological Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Roland Cooper State Park. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Sturdivant Hall Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Brown Chapel AME Church, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Slavery and Civil Rights, and finally take in the views from Edmund Pettus Bridge.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Selma holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Selma takes an hour. In December in Selma, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Selma

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Roland Cooper State Park
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Edmund Pettus Bridge ©
Edmund Pettus Bridge
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park ©
Old Cahawba Archaeological Park
Brown Chapel AME Church ©
Brown Chapel AME Church

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disney's Hollywood Studios. On the 10th (Sun), make a splash at Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and then try out the rides at Disney's Hollywood Studios. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach at Daytona Beach.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip builder website .

You can do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and train from Orange Beach to Orlando in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Orange Beach in January, with highs in Orlando at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park ©
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): make a trip to Jackson Square. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New Orleans travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Orlando to New Orleans takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Orlando in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Destrehan Plantation
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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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.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Houston trip planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Houston, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
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Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens

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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 11th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District, look for all kinds of wild species at Cibolo Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. On the next day, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church.

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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, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in San Antonio, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

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Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

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Cibolo Nature Center
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
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Mission San Jose
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

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Getting from San Antonio to Dallas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Antonio in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Dallas: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Dallas

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Running Horse Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, immerse yourself in nature at Crystal Cove, and then stroll through Victoria Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Dallas to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dallas in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Santa Monica Pier, Running Horse Ranch
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
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La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
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Santa Monica Pier

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