16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  25​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Union Square, make a trip to Nob Hill, admire all the interesting features of Washington Square, and take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip tool .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Singapore to San Francisco, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to The Strip, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Las Vegas, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Popular historic sites such as El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier are in your itinerary. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls holiday maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Niagara Falls in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish ©

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 25th (Tue), get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at White House. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and then explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in December: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 27th (Thu), wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square, wander the streets of Society Hill, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and finally hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip maker .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Society Hill ©
Society Hill

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at New York Public Library, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, stop by Kalustyan's, then don't miss a visit to Times Square, and finally take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Philadelphia to New York City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square