15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Princeton
— 1 night
+2
train + foot + Fly:  9​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
End: New York City

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nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Central Park as well as The Lion King. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): make a trip to Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then wander the streets of Times Square, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with The Lion King. On the next day, take a stroll through SoHo, wander the streets of Greenwich Village, see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, then explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City online tour itinerary planner .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to New York City. November in New York City sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Princeton.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

1
night
Princeton

Princeton ©
Best known as the home of Princeton University, the town of Princeton centers around the Ivy League school and its stone, vine-covered buildings.
On the 28th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, admire the masterpieces at Princeton University Art Museum, and then get lost in a book at Princeton Public Library.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Princeton day trip planning website .

Getting from New York City to Princeton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 36°F in Princeton. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Princeton

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Princeton University Art Museum ©
Princeton University Art Museum
Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Princeton Public Library ©
Princeton Public Library

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Getty Center and Battleship USS Iowa Museum. Visit The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Old Town Temecula (in Temecula), Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano) and Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel (in Rancho Palos Verdes). And it doesn't end there: stop by LA Farmers' Market, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and explore the world behind art at The Broad.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Princeton to Los Angeles in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Princeton to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Princeton in November, you will find days in Los Angeles are warmer (76°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (55°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Norton Simon Museum, Old Town Temecula
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

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nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. On the 3rd (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, then admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Wawona online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Wawona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Wawona hover around 59°F and lows are around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes San Francisco Love Tours, California Academy of Sciences, de Young Museum, and other attractions. Visiting Alcatraz Island and Presidio of San Francisco will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and VJB Cellars. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Lisa Kristine Gallery Sonoma (in Sonoma), Mumm Napa (in Rutherford) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Healdsburg). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, hike along Lands End, get curious at Exploratorium, and shop like a local with Union Square.

Plan trip to San Francisco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Wawona to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Wawona in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

VJB Cellars, Wine Tours & Tastings, Mumm Napa, Lisa Kristine Gallery Sonoma, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco

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