35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  6​h 30​min
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h
4
Dallas
— 1 night
5
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
7
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Cape Canaveral
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
10
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
12
Atlantic City
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
13
Boston
— 3 nights
14
New Haven
— 2 nights
15
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planning app .

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 19:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
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 20th (Fri): examine the collection at Counts Kustoms and then shop like a local with The Strip. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas visit planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and finally see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio. Keep things going the next day: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (14°C), and nights are much colder (-6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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Dallas

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 24th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. On the next day, take a stroll through Bishop Arts District, examine the collection at A. W. Perry Homestead, and then admire the masterpieces at Nasher Sculpture Center.

Before you visit Dallas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Dallas, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, A. W. Perry Homestead
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:
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Nasher Sculpture Center ©
Nasher Sculpture Center

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 26th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens and then play a few rounds at Memorial Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall and then immerse yourself in nature at Brazos Bend State Park.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Houston trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Dallas to Houston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Houston: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Brazos Bend State Park
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Water Wall ©
Water Wall
Brazos Bend State Park ©
Brazos Bend State Park

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New Orleans

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.
On the 28th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, then see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and finally don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner .

You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Houston in November, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

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nights
Orlando

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip site .

Getting from New Orleans to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Orlando is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in November: highs in Orlando hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Perez Art Museum Miami, then take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and then walk around Lincoln Road.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Miami sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Orlando in December, Miami is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cape Canaveral.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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night
Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral
Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cape Canaveral day trip website .

You can drive from Miami to Cape Canaveral in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miami in December: high temperatures in Cape Canaveral hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. On the 5th (Sat), you're off toChicago.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 5th (Sat), examine the collection at The Field Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and train from Cape Canaveral to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Cape Canaveral to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cape Canaveral in December, things will get cooler in Chicago: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, and then stop by Larrimor's. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Carnegie Museum of Art and then wander the streets of The Strip District.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pittsburgh sightseeing planning website .

You can fly from Chicago to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Pittsburgh, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Atlantic City.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Museums Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh ©
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington
The Strip District ©
The Strip District

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Atlantic City

Atlantic City ©
The gambling capital of the east coast, Atlantic City is best known for its numerous casinos, colorful boardwalk, and beach.
Wall Stadium Speedway has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Wall Stadium Speedway, try for a hole-in-one at Pirate Island Golf, then look for gifts at Kona Surf Co., then do a tasting at Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, and finally admire the striking features of Lucy the Elephant. On your second day here, get your game on at Encounters and then head outdoors with Pirate Adventures.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlantic City online day trip planner .

Drive from Pittsburgh to Atlantic City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Pittsburgh in December, expect nights in Atlantic City to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Atlantic City

Outdoors Fun & Games Golf

Side Trips

Ocean City, Kona Surf Co., Pirate Island Golf, Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery, Wall Stadium Speedway
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Pirate Island Golf ©
Pirate Island Golf
Lucy the Elephant ©
Lucy the Elephant
Encounters ©
Encounters

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Boston

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): wander the streets of Beacon Hill, then listen to music at WaterFire Providence, and then appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): wander the streets of Newbury Street, steep yourself in history at Old North Church & Historic Site, and then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boston tour builder tool .

You can drive from Atlantic City to Boston in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Atlantic City in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Boston: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 0°C at night. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to New Haven.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

WaterFire Providence, Plimoth Plantation
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation

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New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Shore Line Trolley Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Haven road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Boston to New Haven takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December in New Haven, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Shoreline Greenway Trail, The Mark Twain House & Museum, Shore Line Trolley Museum
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The Mark Twain House & Museum ©
The Mark Twain House & Museum
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Shore Line Trolley Museum ©
Shore Line Trolley Museum

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New York City

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 list of things to see and do now includes Museum of Jewish Heritage, The Morgan Library & Museum, Wall Street, and other attractions. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Step off the beaten path and head to Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple and Franklin Hill Vineyards. Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Ridge Estate Winery (in Saylorsburg), High Point Cross Country Ski Center (in Sussex) and Brook hollow winery (in Columbia). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, snap pictures at Roebling Aqueduct Suspension Bridge, and sample the fine beverages at Tuthilltown Spirits.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City vacation app .

Getting from New Haven to New York City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin Hill Vineyards, Blue Ridge Estate Winery, Tuthilltown Spirits, High Point Cross Country Ski Center, Roebling Aqueduct Suspension Bridge
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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