24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Honolulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get curious at Exploratorium.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip tool .

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Honolulu is known for historic sites, beaches, nature, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu attractions site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in December, with highs in Honolulu at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

3
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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and admire the natural beauty at The Japanese Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles. Traveling from Honolulu in December, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are cooler (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill, and stroll through Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Austin holiday planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Austin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Austin. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in Austin are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, have some family-friendly fun at Team vs Time, and don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago tour planner.

You can fly from Austin to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Austin in December, plan for cooler days in Chicago, with highs around 3°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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