17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Wellesley
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
bus:  15​min
6
Oakland
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Paris

2
nights
Wellesley

Wellesley ©
Wellesley is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. On the 18th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary, see the interesting displays at Discovery Museum, then examine the collection at Old Grist Mill Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Jack's Abby Brewing. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, do a tasting at The Purple Cat Winery, and then admire all the interesting features of Borderland State Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Wellesley trip planning site .

Paris, France to Wellesley is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Wellesley when traveling from Paris in December, with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Wellesley

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Jack's Abby Brewing, Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary, Old Grist Mill Museum, Discovery Museum, The Purple Cat Winery
Highlights from your plan
Borderland State Park ©
Borderland State Park
Discovery Museum ©
Discovery Museum

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): wander the streets of Beacon Hill, wander the streets of Newbury Street, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Wellesley to Boston by car takes about an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street

3
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.
Dear Evan Hansen has been added to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and High Point Cross Country Ski Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Woodside Orchards (in Aquebogue), Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays) and 8th Ave Jetty (in Asbury Park). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square and cruise along Hawk's Nest Highway.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City online journey planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

High Point Cross Country Ski Center, 8th Ave Jetty, Hawk's Nest Highway, Woodside Orchards, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Running Horse Ranch and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, and shop like a local with Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, around 11°C, while days are much warmer, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Running Horse Ranch
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Bodega Head. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Half Moon Bay (Naples Beach & Cowell Ranch State Beach), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail (in Bodega Bay). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker site .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can take a bus to Oakland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodega Bay, Half Moon Bay, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

1
night
Oakland

Oakland ©
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): browse the exhibits of USS Potomac.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oakland trip itinerary tool .

Oakland is just a stone's throw from San Francisco. In December, daytime highs in Oakland are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oakland

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Napa, John Muir National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
John Muir National Historic Site ©
John Muir National Historic Site
Skyline Wilderness Park ©
Skyline Wilderness Park
Bouchaine Vineyards ©
Bouchaine Vineyards

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