27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Guwahati
Fly:  28​h
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Oakville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Carmel
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
Miami
— 2 nights
tram + Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
Guwahati

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Twin Peaks and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, wander the streets of Chinatown, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour planner.

Guwahati, India to San Francisco is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Oakville.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
days
Oakville

Oakville ©
Oakville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Napa County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market, appreciate the views at Artesa Vineyards & Winery, learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, do a tasting at V. Sattui, then do a tasting at Beringer Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Castello di Amorosa. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards and then kick back and relax at Johnson's Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Oakville vacation builder.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Oakville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Oakville, with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Oakville

Wineries Parks Beaches

Side Trips

St. Helena, Napa, Castello di Amorosa, Johnson's Beach
Highlights from your plan
Artesa Vineyards & Winery ©
Artesa Vineyards & Winery
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery

2
days
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply referred to as Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, then admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Carmel River State Beach, then stroll through Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Carmel trip builder.

Traveling by car from Oakville to Carmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Oakville in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 7°C in Carmel. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©

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.
Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Santa Monica Farmers Market in Santa Monica, approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 26th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, stop by The Original Farmers Market, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Carmel to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Carmel in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Popular historic sites such as Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Marston House Museum are in your itinerary. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Oceanside Pier in Oceanside, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, pause for some photo ops at Mount Soledad, steep yourself in history at Casa de Estudillo, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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 1st (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, examine the collection at The Field Museum, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego to Chicago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in December, things will get much colder in Chicago: highs are around 4°C and lows about -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and then take a stroll through Ocean Drive. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Collins Avenue, then buy something for everyone on your list at Lincoln Road, and then stroll through Fort Lauderdale Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Miami travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Miami takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, Miami is much warmer than Chicago - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Gateway National Recreation and Fire Island National Seashore. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, and go for a walk through Central Park.

For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our New York City custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of tram, flight, and bus from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Miami in January, with highs in New York City at 5°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fire Island National Seashore, Gateway National Recreation, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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