23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 5 nights
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h 15​min
4
Marshfield
— 4 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
End: San Francisco

5
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.
You've added Times Square, The High Line, Rockefeller Center, and other attractions to your itinerary.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip itinerary website .

Traveling by bus from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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.
For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Washington DC attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Marshfield.
Highlights from your plan
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
White House ©
White House

4
nights
Marshfield

Marshfield ©
Marshfield is a city in Wood County and Marathon County in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grandad Bluff, Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company and Riverside Park. Step out of Marshfield with an excursion to Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Jurustic Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Marshfield online travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Marshfield. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Marshfield hover around -3°C and lows are around -11°C. On the 25th (Tue), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Marshfield

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Nature

Side Trips

La Crosse, Chippewa Falls
Highlights from your plan
Irvine Park ©
Irvine Park
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Grandad Bluff ©
Grandad Bluff

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Strip as well as Bellagio Fountains. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas tour itinerary maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Marshfield to Las Vegas. Traveling from Marshfield to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Marshfield in December, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 16°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Citadel Outlets. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in January: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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