20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + bus:  21​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Champaign
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Singapore

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Speed Boats Tours and Food Tours. Attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton) and Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt & Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building and stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder tool .

Singapore, Singapore to New York City is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Traveling from Singapore to New York City, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in June; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Grounds For Sculpture
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Speed Boats Tours

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Fair Oaks Farms. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lake Michigan and Whirlpool Compass Fountain. Venture out of the city with trips to Discovery Center Museum (in Rockford) and Saint Joseph (Silver Beach County Park & Silver Beach Carousel). And it doesn't end there: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain, let the kids burn off some steam at Maggie Daley Park, and get in on the family fun at Fox in a Box Chicago.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chicago sightseeing planner.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Champaign.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Saint Joseph, Discovery Center Museum, Lake Michigan, Fair Oaks Farms
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Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Silver Beach Carousel ©
Silver Beach Carousel

2
nights
Champaign

Champaign ©
Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Idea Garden, then explore the world behind art at Krannert Art Museum, then walk around Hessel Park, and finally walk around West Side Park. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Orpheum Children's Science Museum, then walk around Centennial Park Champaign, then cool off at Sholem Aquatic Center, and finally get your game on at Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Champaign trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Chicago to Champaign by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Champaign can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Champaign

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Idea Garden
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Hessel Park ©
Hessel Park
Orpheum Children's Science Museum ©
Orpheum Children's Science Museum
Sholem Aquatic Center ©
Sholem Aquatic Center

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Family-friendly places like California Academy of Sciences and Exploratorium will thrill your kids. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Armstrong Redwood State Reserve in Guerneville, approximately 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Champaign to San Francisco. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Champaign in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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