16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
Boston
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus + taxi:  13​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, then identify plant and animal life at Blue Hills Reservation, and then admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden.

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London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Boston. In November in Boston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Blue Hills Reservation
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Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts
Blue Hills Reservation ©
Blue Hills Reservation

3
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

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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. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Boston in November since evenings lows in New York City dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Houston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art

1
day
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 30th (Thu), tee off at Hermann Park and then meet the residents at Houston Zoo.

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Getting from New York City to Houston by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Houston: highs are around 26°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Houston

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Hermann Park
Hermann Park

4
days
Yosemite National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Nature Center at Happy Isles and El Capitan. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along May Lake Trailhead, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

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You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Houston to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Houston in December, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 7°C and lows at -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and tee off at Lincoln Park.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are warmer (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Asian Art Museum
Asian Art Museum

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