42 days in United States, Cancun & San Jose Itinerary

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Los Angeles, United States
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Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights
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New York City, United States
— 6 nights
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New Orleans, United States
— 4 nights
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Miami, United States
— 7 nights
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Havana, United States
— 4 nights
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Cancun, Mexico
— 4 nights
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San Jose, Costa Rica
— 5 nights
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San Francisco, United States
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Los Angeles, United States — 2 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

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Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Melbourne in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas, United States — 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then make a trip to Stratosphere Tower, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to New York City.
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New York City, United States — 6 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, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: high temperatures in New York City hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can fly to New Orleans.
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New Orleans, United States — 4 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, stroll around New Orleans City Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner.

Fly from New York City to New Orleans in 4.5 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 January, you will find days in New Orleans are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are much hotter (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Miami.
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Miami, United States — 7 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.
Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier), Key Largo (Island Dolphin Care & John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park) and Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, take a stroll through Collins Avenue, admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, and shop like a local with Bayside Marketplace.

Plan a Miami trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from New Orleans to Miami in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in February: highs in Miami hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Havana.
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Havana, United States — 4 nights

Havana is a town in Gadsden County, Florida, United States, and a suburb of Tallahassee. Venture out of the city with trips to Bristol (Torreya State Park, Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve, &more), Ocheesee Creamery (in Grand Ridge) and Redemptive Love Farm (in Miccosukee). There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Seminole State Park and make a trip to The Planters Exchange.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Havana sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Miami to Havana takes 7.5 hours. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Cancun.
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Cancun, Mexico — 4 nights

Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Playa del Carmen (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at La Isla Shopping Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de la Santisima Trinidad, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Delfines, and look for gifts at Tattoo Studio Henna.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cancun trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Havana to Cancun. In February, daytime highs in Cancun are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can fly to San Jose.
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San Jose, Costa Rica — 5 nights

A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Jose: Poas Volcano (in Poas Volcano National Park), Santuario Nacional Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles (in Cartago) and Jardins da Cachoeira de La Paz (in Vara Blanca). There's much more to do: get impressive views of Irazu Volcano National Park, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, get engrossed in the history at Jade Museum, and look for gifts at Va de nuevo.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Jose sightseeing site.

You can fly from Cancun to San Jose in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cancun to San Jose. In February, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco, United States — 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and finally walk around Golden Gate Park.

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You can fly from San Jose to San Francisco in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Jose to San Francisco. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Jose in February: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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