20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Dallas
— 2 nights
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Minneapolis
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 1 night
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Baltimore
— 1 night
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Washington DC
— 1 night
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Boston
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then take a stroll through Montana Avenue, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade. On the next day, make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park, then hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and finally look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planning site.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

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Dallas

Dallas ©

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, then admire the natural beauty at Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and finally take a stroll through Sundance Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Frisco RoughRiders, do a tasting at Caudalie Crest Winery, do a tasting at Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard, then admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and finally visit Bishop Arts District.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dallas holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Dallas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Dallas to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Winery / Vineyard
Caudalie Crest Winery
4.9
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Winery / Vineyard
Eden Hill Winery & Vineyard
4.8

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©

The City of Lakes

Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Minneapolis Institute of Art, have fun at Target Field, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Paul, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, then admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, and finally examine the collection at Mill City Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Summit Avenue, enjoy the sand and surf at Square Lake Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Mary, then take a peaceful walk through Baker Park Reserve, and finally kick back and relax at Round Lake Park and Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis online vacation planner.

Fly from Dallas to Minneapolis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in August, expect Minneapolis to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

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Waterfall
Minnehaha Park
4.7
Neighborhood
Summit Avenue
4.9

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 31st (Sat), get curious at Field Museum, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, walk around Millennium Park, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, and finally kick back and relax at Rosewood Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Kathy Osterman Beach, trek along Little Red Schoolhouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Whihala Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Oak Savannah Trail.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chicago online day trip planner.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

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Natural History Museum
Field Museum
4.5

1
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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, witness the site of a historic battle at Chalmette National Historical Park, take a stroll through Royal Street, take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and finally look for gifts at Faulkner House Books.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in September, New Orleans is warmer at night with lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Baltimore.

Things to do in New Orleans

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Neighborhood
Royal Street
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Garden District
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
French Quarter
4.1

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©

City of Firsts

A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Aquarium, visit Fell's Point, step aboard Historic Ships in Baltimore, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, then sample the fine beverages at Sagamore Spirit Distillery, and finally explore the striking landscape of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Baltimore road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Baltimore takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Baltimore. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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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 4th (Wed), take a stroll through Georgetown, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill, and finally see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Washington DC tour itinerary builder website.

Drive from Baltimore to Washington DC in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Boston

Boston ©

Beantown

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 5th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old North Church & Historic Site, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of The Paul Revere House, then wander the streets of North End, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, then take a stroll through Newbury Street, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boston trip planning app.

Fly from Washington DC to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get a bit cooler in Boston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Side Trips

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Historic Walking Area
Freedom Trail
4.7

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at Times Square and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Venture out of the city with trips to Lido Beach (in Lido Beach), Point Lookout Beach (in Point Lookout) and Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, play a few rounds at The Golf Club at Chelsea Piers, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and enjoy the sand and surf at 8th Ave Jetty.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

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Must see
9/11 Memorial
4.7
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Neighborhood
Times Square
3.9

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stop by The Castro, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, then kick back and relax at Baker Beach, then kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by SoMa, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Beach, then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, then take a stroll through North Beach, and finally take a stroll through Union Square.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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