24 days in United States & Caribbean Itinerary

24 days in United States & Caribbean Itinerary

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24 days in United States & Caribbean Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  15​h
1
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Miami, United States
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay), Bahamas
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h
5
East End, U.S. Virgin Islands
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Maimon, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Miami, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Melbourne, Australia


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3
nights
Los Angeles, United States

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 Universal Studios Hollywood, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Crystal Cove, and other attractions to your itinerary.

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

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect Los Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, 26-Mile Bike Path, Crystal Cove
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Staples Center ©
Staples Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
New York City, United States

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bethesda Fountain, Rockefeller Center, Grand Central Terminal, and other attractions you added.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 2°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off toMiami.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Coney Island USA
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Madison Square Garden ©
Madison Square Garden

2
nights
Miami, United States

Miami ©
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 Little Havana. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): wander the streets of Little Havana, then take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami road trip site .

Getting from New York City to Miami by combination of flight and tram takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In January, Miami is much hotter than New York City - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay).

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Walking tours
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay), Bahamas

Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay)
Privately owned Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay) offers a number of outdoor activities and adventures for those cruising with the company that owns it.
To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay) trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Miami to Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay). On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to East End.

Things to do in Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay)

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:

1
night
East End, U.S. Virgin Islands

East End ©
St.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for gifts at Cardow Jewelers, then don't miss a visit to St. Thomas Synagogue, and then stroll through Magens Bay.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our East End online trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay) to East End. Traveling from Little San Salvador Island (Half Moon Cay) to East End, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in East End can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Juan.

Things to do in East End

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Charlotte Amalie, Magens Bay
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Magens Bay ©
Magens Bay
St. Thomas Synagogue ©
St. Thomas Synagogue
Cardow Jewelers ©
Cardow Jewelers

1
night
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at The Capitol of Puerto Rico, make a trip to Calle del Cristo, and then kick back and relax at Condado Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Juan tour itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from East End to San Juan with the Route module. January in San Juan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Maimon.

Things to do in San Juan

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Condado Beach ©
Condado Beach
Calle del Cristo ©
Calle del Cristo
The Capitol of Puerto Rico ©
The Capitol of Puerto Rico

2
nights
Maimon, Dominican Republic

Maimon
Maimón is a town in the Monseñor Nouel province of the Dominican Republic. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Damajagua Waterfalls.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Maimon trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Juan to Maimon. Traveling from San Juan in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Maimon. On the 12th (Sat), you'll travel to Miami.

Things to do in Maimon

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Damajagua Waterfalls
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 12:

1
night
Miami, United States

Miami ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Miami Beach Boardwalk. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, take a leisurely stroll along Miami Beach Boardwalk, then admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and then identify plant and animal life at Everglades Alligator Farm.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Maimon to Miami. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Maimon to Miami. Traveling from Maimon in January, expect nights in Miami to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades Alligator Farm, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Miami Beach Boardwalk ©
Miami Beach Boardwalk
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

3
nights
San Francisco, United States

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 Lombard Street, San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island, and other attractions you added.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Miami to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami in January, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. On the 16th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stanford University
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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