31 days in New York City, Mexico Beach & California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Mexico Beach
— 3 nights
Drive to Tallahassee Regional Airport, Fly to San Diego
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San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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New York City — 7 nights

Big Apple

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip tool.

Singapore, Singapore to New York City is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 13 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Mexico Beach.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Mexico Beach — 3 nights

Mexico Beach is a city in Bay County, Florida, United States. On the 9th (Fri), shop like a local with Frost Pottery Garden and then look for all kinds of wild species at Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with Southbound Charter, then kick back and relax at Mexico Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Mexico Beach Public Pier.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Mexico Beach trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from New York City to Mexico Beach takes 18 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Mexico Beach is minus 1 hour. In December, Mexico Beach is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. On the 11th (Sun), you're off to San Diego.
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Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
Side Trip
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San Diego — 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, identify plant and animal life at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cabrillo National Monument, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego sightseeing website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mexico Beach to San Diego. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mexico Beach to San Diego due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.
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Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Side Trip
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Los Angeles — 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Bergamot Station) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the pleasant sights at Historic Lily pond, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip website.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. December in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Yosemite National Park — 5 nights

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range, stroll through Four Mile Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Yosemite National Park to be cooler, temps between 9°C and -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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San Francisco — 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, walk around Crissy Field, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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