21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Needles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
10
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ghirardelli Square, Lands End and NFL Shop Pier 39. Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Singapore to San Francisco. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Lands End ©
Lands End

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail has been added to your itinerary. On the 29th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for Visalia.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

1
night
Visalia

Visalia
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Visalia day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Visalia takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Visalia when traveling from Monterey in November, with lows around 6°C. You'll set off for Death Valley National Park on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Father Crowley Vista Point, Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Artists Dr, and other attractions you added.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park day trip planner .

Drive from Visalia to Death Valley National Park in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Ubehebe Crater ©
Ubehebe Crater

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 4°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then get great views at Lookout Studio, and then cruise along Point Imperial Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Indian Garden, enjoy breathtaking views from Yavapai Point, then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and finally take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (8°C), and nights are cooler (-11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Needles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

1
night
Needles

Needles
Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Needles online trip planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Needles in 4 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Needles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Needles, with highs around 21°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 8°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Needles

Parks Outdoors Golf

1
night
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.
On the next day, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Needles to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then admire the natural beauty at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Funeral History, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rothko Chapel, and then engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston route website .

Getting from Los Angeles to Houston by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Houston. In December, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You've now added Amway Center to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion. Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe and SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Orlando online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Houston to Orlando takes 5.5 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. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Houston in December; daily highs in Orlando reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponce Inlet, Stetson Mansion
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at New York Public Library, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial. On the next day, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New York City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in December, things will get colder in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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