16 days in United States & Cancun Itinerary

16 days in United States & Cancun Itinerary

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16 days in United States & Cancun Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Cancun, Mexico
— 3 nights
Fly + tram:  4​h 45​min
2
Miami, United States
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

3
nights
Cancun, Mexico

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cancun: Quinta Avenida (in Playa del Carmen) and Cozumel (Museo de la Isla de Cozumel & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's lots more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Delfines, play a few rounds at Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, and browse the different shops at La Isla Shopping Village.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cancun driving holiday planning site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Cancun is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Dubai to Cancun, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors Tours Golf

Side Trips

Cozumel, Quinta Avenida
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Quinta Avenida ©
Quinta Avenida

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and then stroll through South Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then get the lay of the land with Art Deco Tours, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Freedom Tower.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Miami road trip planning tool .

Getting from Cancun to Miami by combination of flight and tram takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
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Art Deco Tours ©
Art Deco Tours
South Beach ©
South Beach
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden

4
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Miami to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Miami in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Las Vegas, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). Pack the 12th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and Head underground at Bronson Caves.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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