23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Toronto
bus:  12​h
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
San Francisco
— 11 nights
Fly + tram:  7​h 45​min
Miami
— 4 nights
tram + Fly:  17​h 30​min
Paris

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.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial capture your imagination. Relax by the water at Ponquogue Beach and Cupsogue Beach County Park. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Pocono Environmental Education Center (in Dingmans Ferry) and Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary maker.

Toronto, Canada to New York City is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Bushkill Falls, Pocono Environmental Education Center
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Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Warren Dunes State Park, then stroll through New Buffalo Public Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, and then explore the activities along Lake Michigan.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Chicago trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Chicago, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Warren Dunes State Park, New Buffalo Public Beach, Indiana Dunes State Park, Lake Michigan
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Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

11
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: San Gregorio State Beach and Sunset State Beach. Let the collections at California State Railroad Museum and Musee Mecanique capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek), Old Sacramento (in Sacramento) and Bean Hollow State Beach (in Pescadero). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Twin Peaks, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder.

You can fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Miami.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Sacramento, Castello di Amorosa, Muir Woods National Monument, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

4
days
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Art Deco Historic District and Haulover Beach Park. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vizcaya Museum & Gardens and Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Everglades National Park (in Florida City) and Fort Lauderdale (Las Olas Beach & Bonnet House Museum & Gardens). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, take a stroll through Ocean Drive, and view the masterpieces at Britto Central.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Miami travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and tram from San Francisco to Miami in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Miami is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Miami reach 37°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Haulover Beach Park, Everglades National Park
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Everglades National Park
Everglades National Park

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