23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  9​h 45​min
Boston
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ogunquit Beach and Marginal Way Walkway. Get in touch with nature at Cliff Walk and Race Point Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Scituate Lighthouse (in Scituate) and Newport (The Elms & The Breakers). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts and take a stroll through North End.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Boston vacation planner.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Boston 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 Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Newport, Ogunquit, Race Point Beach, Scituate Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

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.
Visiting Bayard Cutting Arboretum and Jenkinson's Boardwalk will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fire Island National Seashore and Ocean Grove Beach. Step out of New York City to go to Sandy Hook and see Gateway National Recreation, which is approximately 40 minutes away. It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Washington Square Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary maker.

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. Traveling from Boston in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 3°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ocean Grove Beach, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Gateway National Recreation, Fire Island National Seashore, Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Bayard Cutting Arboretum ©
Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Fire Island National Seashore
Fire Island National Seashore
Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation

4
days
Chicago

Chicago
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll explore and learn at The Field Museum and Box Factory For the Arts. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Mere State Park and St. Julian Winery-Union Pier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area (in Medaryville), Zig-E's Funland (in Saint John) and Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie (in Wilmington). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Silver Beach County Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago vacation builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Chicago at 4°C and lows at -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, Grand Mere State Park, Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area, Zig-E's Funland
Highlights from your plan
Grand Mere State Park
Grand Mere State Park
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie ©

3
days
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Garden District and Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Louis Cathedral and Oak Alley Plantation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard). And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with Royal Street, see the interesting displays at Mardi Gras World, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans custom trip planner.

Fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in December, expect nights in New Orleans to be much hotter, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Vacherie, Evergreen Plantation, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Monica Beach and Prime Desert Woodland Preserve. Get some cultural insight at Getty Center The Publications and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library (in Simi Valley). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, and steep yourself in history at Greystone Mansion.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 23°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier, Greystone Mansion, Prime Desert Woodland Preserve, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library ©
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

4
days
San Francisco

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 Castello di Amorosa and Domaine Carneros. Escape the urban bustle at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Point Reyes Seashore National Park. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay), Stonestreet Winery (in Healdsburg) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Tomales Bay State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Montara State Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Stonestreet Winery, Point Reyes Seashore National Park, Domaine Carneros
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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