17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
Boston
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Austin
— 1 night
Fly + bus + taxi:  12​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City online visit planner

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. November in New York City sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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.
On the 29th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Boston day trip website

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Boston at 13°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Trail
Freedom Trail
Louisburg Square ©
Louisburg Square

1
day
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.
You've now added Canoe & Trail Adventures to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): add some adventure to your tour with Canoe & Trail Adventures, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner

Getting from Boston to New Orleans by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to New Orleans. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Boston in November: highs in New Orleans hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Canoe & Trail Adventures
Canoe & Trail Adventures

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 1st (Fri), tee off at Hermann Park and then ponder the world of politics at Houston City Hall.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Houston trip maker website

Getting from New Orleans to Houston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: highs in Houston hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Outdoors Golf Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hermann Park
Hermann Park
Houston City Hall ©
Houston City Hall

1
day
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and then appreciate the history behind Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Austin trip builder tool

You can drive from Houston to Austin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Houston in December since evenings lows in Austin dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue ©
Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nature Center at Happy Isles and Tuolumne Meadows. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along May Lake Trailhead, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park planner

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Austin to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Yosemite National Park is minus 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Austin in December, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 7°C and lows at -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and Twin Peaks. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through SoMa, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip tool

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 8°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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