25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly + subway:  13​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Cape May
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Point Pleasant Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Stockholm

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like Wine Tours & Tastings and Exploratorium. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and tee off at Lincoln Park.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route builder site .

Stockholm, Sweden to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Stockholm to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, Disneyland Park
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

4
days
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Pack the 2nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: stroll through Children's Pool, look for gifts at Little Italy Mercato, and get a new perspective on nature at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Diego day trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

2
days
Philadelphia

Philadelphia
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): meet the residents at Philadelphia Zoo, then take in the architecture and design of University of Pennsylvania, and then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Society Hill, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip itinerary builder .

Fly from San Diego to Philadelphia in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Philadelphia. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Philadelphia, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Cape May.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Classes Nightlife

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park
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Longwood Gardens
Longwood Gardens
Philadelphia Zoo ©
Philadelphia Zoo

1
day
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cape May County Park & Zoo and then tour the pleasant surroundings at North Wildwood Beach.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cape May route planner.

Traveling by car from Philadelphia to Cape May takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Philadelphia in July: highs in Cape May hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Point Pleasant Beach.

Things to do in Cape May

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

North Wildwood Beach, Cape May County Park & Zoo
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North Wildwood Beach ©
North Wildwood Beach
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Cape May County Park & Zoo

1
day
Point Pleasant Beach

Point Pleasant Beach
Point Pleasant Beach is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Belmar Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Jenkinson's Boardwalk.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Point Pleasant Beach day trip app .

Drive from Cape May to Point Pleasant Beach in 2 hours. In July in Point Pleasant Beach, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Point Pleasant Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Belmar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Belmar Beach
Belmar Beach

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Step out of the city life by going to Bronx Zoo and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Times Square, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Point Pleasant Beach to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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