12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tarakan
Fly:  36​h
Boston
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Tarakan

1
day
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 25th (Tue): explore the galleries of New England Holocaust Memorial and then wander the streets of Beacon Hill.

To find reviews and tourist information, you can read our Boston route planning site .

Tarakan, Indonesia to Boston is an approximately 36-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Tarakan to Boston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tarakan in December, things will get cooler in Boston: highs are around 7°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

#Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
New England Holocaust Memorial ©
New England Holocaust Memorial

2
days
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Circle Line Cruises, Kalustyan's, The High Line, and other attractions you added. On the 26th (Wed), get interesting insight from Circle Line Cruises, get a taste of local nightlife at Big Apple Jazz Tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then go for a walk through Central Park, and finally stop by Kalustyan's. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, explore and take pictures at Madison Square Garden, and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New York City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in New York City, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The High Line ©
The High Line

2
days
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 29th (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the next day, take a stroll through Twin Peaks and then explore the activities along San Francisco Bay.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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day
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Pedal Bike Tours and St. Johns Bridge. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pedal to the sights with Pedal Bike Tours, take in the views from St. Johns Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, wander the streets of Pearl District, then get lost in a book at Multnomah County Central Library, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland visit app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Portland is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

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