51 days in Continental USA & Quebec City Itinerary

51 days in Continental USA & Quebec City Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  21 h
1
Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Flagstaff, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
4
Albuquerque, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Amarillo, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  11 h 45 min
6
Memphis, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
7
Atlanta, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
8
New Orleans, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
9
Dallas, United States
— 2 nights
+2
Tram + Foot + Fly:  11 h 30 min
10
Quebec City, Canada
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h
11
Boston, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
12
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
13
Washington DC, United States
— 5 nights
Subway + Fly:  4 h 30 min
14
Orlando, United States
— 12 nights
Drive:  4 h
15
Miami, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Adelaide, Australia

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SeaWorld San Diego, Universal Studios Hollywood and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online tour planner.

Adelaide, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 21- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Adelaide to Los Angeles, you'll gain 17.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Adelaide in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

SeaWorld San Diego
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

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Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 9th (Wed), make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and then make a trip to The Strip.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas vacation builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get a bit cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Flagstaff, United States

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stroll through Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, examine the collection at Museum of Northern Arizona, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Flagstaff takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Flagstaff is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Flagstaff: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
Museum of Northern Arizona ©
Museum of Northern Arizona
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel ©
Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel

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Albuquerque, United States

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore by horseback at The Stables at Tamaya, contemplate the long history of Coronado Historic Site, and then stop by The Candy Lady.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Albuquerque online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Flagstaff to Albuquerque takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Flagstaff in December, Albuquerque is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Amarillo.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Coronado Historic Site, The Stables at Tamaya
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Coronado Historic Site ©
Coronado Historic Site
The Candy Lady ©
The Candy Lady

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Amarillo, United States

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): stop by Cavender's Boot City, explore the world behind art at Amarillo Museum of Art, and then contemplate the long history of Harrington House.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Amarillo travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Amarillo due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Amarillo are 13°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Amarillo Museum of Art ©
Amarillo Museum of Art
Harrington House ©
Harrington House
Cavender's Boot City ©
Cavender's Boot City

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Memphis, United States

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, explore the galleries of Stax Museum of American Soul Music, explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, then look for gifts at Lansky, and finally make a trip to Beale Street.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Memphis trip builder tool.

Getting from Amarillo to Memphis by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amarillo in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 3°C in Memphis. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:
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National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music

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Atlanta, United States

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Michael C. Carlos Museum, see the interesting displays at Fire Station No. 6, then examine the collection at Delta Flight Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta. On your second day here, immerse yourself in nature at Chastain Park, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Silver Comet Trail, and then admire the natural beauty at Swan House.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Atlanta trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Memphis to Atlanta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis to Atlanta, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. December in Atlanta sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Silver Comet Trail
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 18:
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Swan House ©
Swan House
Michael C. Carlos Museum ©
Michael C. Carlos Museum
Delta Flight Museum ©
Delta Flight Museum

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New Orleans, United States

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 19th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, then admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake Lawn Metairie, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Atlanta to New Orleans in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Atlanta in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in New Orleans. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Lafayette Cemetery No.1 ©
Lafayette Cemetery No.1

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Dallas, United States

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 21st (Mon): contemplate the long history of Old Red Museum, hike along Katy Trail, then examine the collection at Cavanaugh Flight Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Western Heights Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Frontiers of Flight Museum, then explore the world behind art at Crow Collection of Asian Art, then explore the world behind art at Nasher Sculpture Center, and finally see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

Plan trip to Dallas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from New Orleans to Dallas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and tram; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in December since evenings lows in Dallas dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cavanaugh Flight Museum
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Frontiers of Flight Museum ©
Frontiers of Flight Museum
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Cavanaugh Flight Museum ©
Cavanaugh Flight Museum

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Quebec City, Canada

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Get outdoors at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and Cartier-Brebeuf National Historic Site. Let the collections at La Citadelle de Quebec and Musee du Fort capture your imagination. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin, take an in-depth tour of Pole Culturel du Monastere des Ursulines, steep yourself in history at Porte Saint-Louis, and wander the streets of Old Quebec.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Quebec City online trip maker.

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Dallas to Quebec City in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Domaine Steinbach Cidrerie, Gite et Ressourcement, Chemin Royal (Royal Road)
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Terrasse Dufferin ©
Terrasse Dufferin

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Boston, United States

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity Church, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of HarborWalk.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Quebec City to Boston takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums
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Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church
Old State House ©
Old State House

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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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Met Cloisters. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), stroll around Washington Square Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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Washington DC, United States

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.
Appreciate the collections at National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Explore hidden gems such as National Museum of African American History and Culture and Smithsonian Institution Building. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, take an in-depth tour of Smithsonian American Art Museum, admire the masterpieces at Renwick Gallery, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and subway from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 7:
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Orlando, United States

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Chihuly Collection will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Stetson Mansion (in DeLand), Blue Spring State Park (in Orange City) and Ponce Inlet Historical Museum (in Ponce Inlet). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, and contemplate the waterfront views at Three Sisters Springs.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in January, with highs in Orlando at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Augustine, Ponce Inlet, Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park, Stetson Mansion, Canaveral National Seashore
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 19:
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Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Anhinga Trail and Old Ingraham Highway. Visit Nike Missile Site HM-69 and Deering Estate for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Pineland Trail in Everglades National Park (about 1h 05 min away). The adventure continues: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, wander the streets of Wynwood, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Freedom Tower at Miami Dade College.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Orlando in January: high temperatures in Miami hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Nike Missile Site HM-69
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 22:
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Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Old Ingraham Highway ©
Old Ingraham Highway

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