27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
Boston
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
Perth

3
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.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ogunquit Beach will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse and Granary Burying Ground. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Provincetown Public Library (in Provincetown) and The House of the Seven Gables (in Salem). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, explore the world behind art at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston online 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. November in Boston sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, The House of the Seven Gables, Ogunquit Beach, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
Ogunquit Beach

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.
9/11 Memorial and William Floyd Estate are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Bayard Cutting Arboretum and Swartswood State Park. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill), Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue) and Ort Farms (in Long Valley). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read New York City travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to 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 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bushkill Falls, William Floyd Estate, Swartswood State Park, Fire Island National Seashore, Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Bushkill Falls
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral

2
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, then explore the activities along Lake Michigan, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo, grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Chicago travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get slightly colder in Chicago: highs are around 4°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Lake Michigan
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park

3
days
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Visit Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens for their historical value. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, stop by Faulkner House Books, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and steep yourself in history at Destrehan Plantation.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in December, expect nights in New Orleans to be much warmer, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Destrehan Plantation, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and V. Sattui. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Muir Woods National Monument. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Safari West (in Santa Rosa), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Tomales Bay State Park (in Inverness). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary maker.

Getting from New Orleans to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for little chillier nights in San Francisco, with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Safari West, Castello di Amorosa, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Muir Woods National Monument, V. Sattui
Highlights from your plan
Safari West
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa

2
days
Yosemite National Park

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sentinel Dome, Glacier Point and El Capitan. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park vacation builder.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome
El Capitan

2
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.
On the 20th (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santa Monica Mountains.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications
Santa Monica Pier

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