34 days in Continental USA

34 days in Continental USA

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AVIANCA AV 690
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Miami
— 6 nights
AMERICAN AIRLINE AA2833
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Asheville
— 4 nights
AMERICAN AIRLINE 1199
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New York City
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Chicago
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
ALASKA AIRLINES AS 1436
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Los Angeles
QANTAS QF16 + QANTAS QF933
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Miami — 6 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lock & Load Miami. Visit Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Miami Children's Museum and The Wolfsonian - Florida International University. Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Fort Lauderdale (Stranahan House & Fort Lauderdale Beach). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, make a trip to Bayside Marketplace, and examine the collection at Museum of Graffiti.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Miami online travel planner.

San Jose, Costa Rica to Miami is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from San Jose to Miami, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Jose in August: high temperatures in Miami hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Nashville.
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Nashville — 3 nights

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Walkin' Nashville - Music City Legends Tour, Joyride Nashville and Downtown Nashville. Appreciate the collections at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville. The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and Nashville Parthenon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Distillery & Yee-Haw Brewery, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and stroll around Centennial Park.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville online route maker.

Getting from Miami to Nashville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Nashville is minus 1 hour. In September, Nashville is little chillier than Miami - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.
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Asheville — 4 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
New Morning Gallery and St.Claire Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Grovewood Village and Center for Craft will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, stroll the grounds of Riverside Cemetery, and get to know the fascinating history of Urban Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Asheville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Nashville to Asheville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Nashville, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Asheville, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to fly to New York City.
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New York City

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.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Fly from Asheville to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. On the 12th (Mon), you'll travel to New York City.
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New York City — 7 nights

Big Apple

Your day by day itinerary now includes Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Fifth Avenue and Grand Central Terminal. Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. Explore New York City further: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, examine the collection at Tenement Museum, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City online travel route builder.

Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Chicago.
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Chicago — 5 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
The Art Institute of Chicago and Fourth Presbyterian Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cantigny Park and Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio. There's lots more to do: walk around Millennium Park, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Marquette Building, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago visit planner.

You can fly from New York City to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in September, Chicago is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly to Seattle.
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Seattle — 4 nights

Emerald City

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Museum of Pop Culture, The Museum of Flight, Bruce Lee Grave Site, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip tool.

You can fly from Chicago to Seattle in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Seattle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Chicago in September: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Greystone Mansion and Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning website.

Fly from Seattle to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
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