19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Auckland

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, look for gifts at Exploratorium, browse the different shops at Ghirardelli Square, and take a stroll around Chinese Culture Center.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder website .

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in November, San Francisco is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums Parks
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Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Ghirardelli Square ©
Ghirardelli Square

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Head to The Magnificent Mile and Schaefer's Wines and Liquorsfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Chicago to go to Skokie and see Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and learn more about the world around you at Field Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chicago travel route planning site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Chicago in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in Chicago at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Skokie, Horseshoe Hammond, Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

4
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in November: high temperatures in New York City hover around 16°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Tiffany & Co. ©
Tiffany & Co.

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.
Shop till you drop at Santa Monica Farmers Market and The Grove. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Bergamot Station, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in November; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station
The Grove ©
The Grove

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