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1. Posted by twentythree (First Time Poster 1 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!


My friend and I are planning a trip to the US at the end of December this year. We are working on a rough draft itinerary, but having a bit of trouble finalising days/places etc. First time doing something like this, and any help would be much appreciated!

We want to spend the first week or so in New York, visiting friends and exploring. Then head on to Miami (Disney - Orlando), via Philadelphia and Nashville (if possible). After there, go to New Orleans. I absolutely love the idea of the 'South' and am keen to experience it first hand. What else is in that area that we shouldn't miss? Of course seeing Vegas and the Grand Canyon would be amazing, before finishing off in LA for a day or two and potentially SF?

In summary, I would really like any tips for the places I have mentioned above, and any towns/citys/must-see-places. Thank you ahead of time!

2. Posted by chrisspinney (Budding Member 4 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Some things you may what to think about when planning your route is weather. You're going in December so be aware that the a lot of the cities on your trip get snow and a lot of it. New York, Philadelphia, and Nashville all get snow so be prepared for some sketchy driving (I assume you are driving?) If you go to the west coast weather is less of a problem as it's pretty much always sunny in that part of the world. My favorite cities are on the west coast anyway, I'd suggest spending a couple days in San Francisco and in San Diego. I've never been to Los Angeles but I've heard very mixed things about it. If you're looking for places in the south New Orleans is a must see as is Austin, Texas. I'd head to some of the National Park in Utah like Arches and Yosemite in California.

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