24 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Stanford
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Stanford
— 2 nights
Drive
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly
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New York City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
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Alma
— 1 night
Drive
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Verona
— 8 nights
Drive to Dane County Regional Truax Field, Fly to New Delhi

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Stanford — 2 nights

Stanford is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Clara County, California, United States and is the home of Stanford University. Visiting Portola Redwoods State Park and Huddart Park/Skyline Loop will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Anderson Collection at Stanford University and Rodin Sculpture Garden. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at El Corte De Madera, do a tasting at Thomas Fogarty Winery, admire the natural beauty at Woodside Library & Native Plant Garden, and stroll around Wunderlich County Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Stanford road trip site.

New Delhi, India to Stanford is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Stanford. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in November; daily highs in Stanford reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chicago.
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Chicago — 2 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Ernest Hemingway Birthplace and Fourth Presbyterian Church. The Magnificent Mile and Museum of Science and Industry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Swallow Cliff Stairs (in Palos Park) and Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, stroll around Millennium Park, steep yourself in history at Marquette Building, and pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Stanford to Chicago takes 33 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stanford to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Stanford in November: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and Times Square. Get outdoors at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Hudson River Greenway. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, hike along East River Waterfront Esplanade, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City journey planning tool.

Getting from Chicago to New York City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in November: high temperatures in New York City hover around 16°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Niagara Falls.
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Niagara Falls — 2 nights

Honeymoon Capital of the World

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S. half of the famous waterfall that straddles the border between Canada and the United States.
On the 5th (Thu), try your luck at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip builder.

You can fly from New York City to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get little chillier in Niagara Falls: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Alma.
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Alma — 1 night

Alma is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): walk around Buena Vista Park and then learn about winemaking at Danzinger Vineyards.

To find out how to plan a trip to Alma, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Alma in 14 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Alma is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in December; daily highs in Alma reach 0°C and lows reach -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.
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Verona — 8 nights

Verona is a city in Dane County, Wisconsin, in the United States and is a suburb of Madison. Get in touch with nature at Pheasant Branch Creek Conservancy and Lakeview Park. Get a sense of the local culture at National Mustard Museum and Swiss Historical Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Midwest Microcar Museum (in Mazomanie) and Toy Train Barn (in Argyle). There's much more to do: stop by The Shoe Box, tour the pleasant surroundings at Military Ridge State Trail, walk around Indian Lake Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Governor Nelson State Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Alma to Verona by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -7°C. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Sun).
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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