20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lima
Fly:  13​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Charlotte
— 1 night
7
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Lima

2
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.
You've added Madame Tussauds Hollywood, Beverly Hills Tours, Hollywood Boulevard, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore and take pictures at Staples Center, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Lima, Peru to Los Angeles is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Lima to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lima in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Staples Center ©
Staples Center

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chinatown, Aquarium of the Bay, Wine Tours & Tastings, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Union Square, stroll around Washington Square, brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito, and pause for some photo ops at Tony Bennett Statue.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Union Square ©
Union Square

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Las Vegas North Premium Outlets as well as Las Vegas Premium Outlets - South. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, then try to win big at New York New York Casino, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally try to win big at The Mirage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): revel in the low prices at Las Vegas Premium Outlets - South and then look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets.

Start your trip to Las Vegas by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, Las Vegas is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, steep yourself in history at Old Stone House, admire the natural beauty at United States Botanic Garden, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, then browse the exhibits of Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and finally take a stroll around Silver Spring Civic Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Silver Spring Civic Center
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
White House ©
White House
The Pentagon ©
The Pentagon

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Princeton (Princeton University & Princeton Public Library). The adventure continues: stroll around Bryant Park, have some family-friendly fun at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. December in New York City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Princeton
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Bryant Park ©
Bryant Park
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Darby Acres Farm, hike along Buzzard Rock Trail, then pause for some photo ops at Metalmorphosis, and finally get your game on at Escape Kings.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Charlotte attractions planning app .

Getting from New York City to Charlotte by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: highs in Charlotte hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Charlotte

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Buzzard Rock Trail
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Darby Acres Farm ©
Darby Acres Farm
Metalmorphosis ©
Metalmorphosis

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Sun), walk around Mako, make a trip to Cinderella Castle, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Magnolia Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip builder tool .

You can fly from Charlotte to Orlando in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Charlotte in December: highs in Orlando hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Magnolia Park
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Mako ©
Mako
Cinderella Castle ©
Cinderella Castle
Magnolia Park ©
Magnolia Park

2
nights
Miami

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore and take pictures at American Airlines Arena, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Miami Children's Museum and then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Miami vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Orlando in December, Miami is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Tours Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Walking tours
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
American Airlines Arena ©
American Airlines Arena

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