22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  23​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  9​h
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
6
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h
7
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Philadelphia
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Chennai

5
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 Fort Point. Do some cultural sightseeing at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Fort Mason Center. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum (in Napa) and Sonoma Valley (in Sonoma). Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Chinese Historical Society of America, explore the world behind art at San Francisco Art Institute, and make a trip to Nob Hill.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco tour planner .

Chennai, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to San Francisco is minus 13 hours. In November, San Francisco is much colder than Chennai - with highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sonoma Valley, The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

1
day
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (14°C), and nights are colder (-6°C). On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 12th (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get a sense of the local culture at Philadelphia Museum of Art and Independence Hall. Your inner history buff will appreciate Powel House and Liberty Bell Center. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, see the interesting displays at Betsy Ross House, contemplate the long history of Physick House, and get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Philadelphia takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Philadelphia, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: high temperatures in Philadelphia hover around 16°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

1
night
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.
To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip maker .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. You'll set off for Niagara Falls on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nightlife Tours

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls and then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls journey planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in November, with highs in Niagara Falls at 10°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Buffalo
Highlights from your plan

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, New York City is somewhat warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

few
hours
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia tour itinerary maker app .

Take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mutter Museum ©
Mutter Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Appreciate the collections at Asian Art Museum and Walt Disney Family Museum. SoMa and North Beach are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Enjoy San Francisco some more: explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, catch a ride on Cable Cars, and contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco holiday builder tool .

You can fly from Philadelphia to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Asian Art Museum ©
Asian Art Museum
Legion of Honor ©
Legion of Honor

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