25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Istanbul
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly + bus + tram:  6​h 15​min
Manhattan Beach
— 6 nights
tram + bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Charlotte
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Istanbul

5
days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Grand Mere State Park (in Stevensville) and Silver Beach County Park (in Saint Joseph). The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, admire the landmark architecture of 360 CHICAGO, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip builder website

Istanbul, Turkey to Chicago is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for slightly colder days in Chicago, with highs around 11°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Manhattan Beach.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Silver Beach County Park, Grand Mere State Park, Horseshoe Hammond Casino
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Grand Mere State Park
Grand Mere State Park

6
days
Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach is a small coastal city located in southwestern Los Angeles County, California, USA. Explore Manhattan Beach's surroundings by going to Westlake Golf Course (in Westlake Village), Greystone Mansion (in Beverly Hills) and Malibu (Zuma Beach, Malibu Lagoon State Beach, & more). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermosa Beach Pier, take in the waterfront at Manhattan Beach Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Huntington Dog Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Manhattan Beach trip app

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Chicago to Manhattan Beach in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Manhattan Beach. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in November; daily highs in Manhattan Beach reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Manhattan Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, Laguna Beach, Corona Del Mar State Beach, Westlake Golf Course, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach

3
days
Charlotte

Charlotte
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Venture out of the city with trips to Daveste Vineyards (in Troutman), Dennis Vineyards Winery (in Albemarle) and Birkdale Village (in Huntersville). There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at The Golf Club at Ballantyne, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get outside with The Green, and stroll through Freedom Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Charlotte trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Manhattan Beach to Charlotte takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Manhattan Beach in November; daily highs in Charlotte reach 19°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charlotte

Outdoors Fun & Games Golf

Side Trips

Birkdale Village, Daveste Vineyards, Dennis Vineyards Winery, Concord Mills
Highlights from your plan
The Golf Club at Ballantyne
The Golf Club at Ballantyne
Dennis Vineyards Winery
Dennis Vineyards Winery
Daveste Vineyards ©
Daveste Vineyards

8
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, wander the streets of Times Square, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City travel route app

Do a combination of flight and bus from Charlotte to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Charlotte in December, you will find days in New York City are slightly colder (11°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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