21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
Boston
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

2
days
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.
On the 30th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Walden Pond State Reservation. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Hills Reservation, wander the streets of North End, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston travel itinerary creator.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Boston, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Boston are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Hills Reservation, Walden Pond State Reservation, Nantasket Beach
Highlights from your plan
Blue Hills Reservation
Freedom Trail
Walden Pond State Reservation

4
days
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gateway National Recreation and Algonquin Hotel. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
Gateway National Recreation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial

2
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 7th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. On your second day here, make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, stroll through Millennium Park, then steep yourself in history at Pleasant Home, and finally wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chicago sightseeing planner.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Chicago reach 4°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park

1
day
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 9th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip builder.

Fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Chicago in December, plan for a bit warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 16°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral

4
days
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 inner history buff will appreciate El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Venice Canals Walkway. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Santa Monica Mountains in Santa Monica--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary maker.

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be little chillier, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Santa Monica Beach

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps are in your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Baker Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Nob Hill, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and get to know the fascinating history of The Embarcadero.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Safari West, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Wine Tours & Tastings, Pride Mountain Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Wine Tours & Tastings

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