24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Los Angeles
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Malibu
— 1 night
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly
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Aspen
— 1 night
Drive
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Norfolk
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Norfolk
— 1 day
Drive
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Quogue
— 2 nights
Drive
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New York City
— 5 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Exeter

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Malibu

Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): revel in the low prices at Camarillo Premium Outlets and then kick back and relax at El Matador State Beach. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Malibu Pier and then kick back and relax at Zuma Beach.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Malibu online attractions planner.

Exeter, UK to Malibu is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to Malibu is minus 8 hours. In October, daytime highs in Malibu are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Bergamot Station and Melrose Trading Post. Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & Disneyland Park). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, shop like a local with The Grove, make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Malibu to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Shopping · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

1
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Aspen

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): cruise along Independence Pass and then play a few rounds at Aspen Golf and Tennis Club. On the next day, stop by Snowmass Sports, then identify plant and animal life at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Crater Lake Trail.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read Aspen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Aspen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Aspen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect Aspen to be much colder, temps between 18°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

1
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Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City, walk around Garden of the Gods, then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and finally stop by Downtown Manitou Springs.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs journey maker.

You can drive from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In October, Colorado Springs is somewhat warmer than Aspen - with highs of 22°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get in touch with nature at Little Red Schoolhouse and Silver Beach County Park. Step out of Chicago to go to Homer Glen and see Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Magnificent Mile, see where the action happens at Wrigley Field, admire the striking features of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago driving holiday planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Chicago by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Chicago, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Norfolk.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

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Norfolk

Norfolk is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): snap pictures at West Cornwall Covered Bridge, look for gifts at Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolate, and then admire the majestic nature at American Legion and Peoples State Forests.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Norfolk attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chicago to Norfolk. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Norfolk is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Norfolk. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Quogue.

Things to do in Norfolk

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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Quogue

Quogue is an incorporated village in the Town of Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, New York, on the South Shore of Long Island. On the 22nd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Quogue Wildlife Refuge and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hammonasset Beach State Park. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Main Beach and then revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Riverhead.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Quogue trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Norfolk to Quogue takes 8 hours. In October in Quogue, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Quogue

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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New York City

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.
Get outdoors at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Jones Beach State Park. Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and SoHo. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, get great views at Top of the Rock, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

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You can drive from Quogue to New York City in 2 hours. Traveling from Quogue in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Colorado travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

Connecticut travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Aquariums · Theaters
The Constitution State
Perhaps best known for its renowned private and public universities, Connecticut was once home to the country's first law school and still boasts one of the oldest secondary schools in America. More than just a small state packed with students, Connecticut offers visitors a chance to explore some of New England's finest tourist attractions while on vacation, including lighthouses, beaches, theaters, museums, galleries, and restaurants. Despite its small size, the state also boasts two large casino complexes, both located on Native American reservations. Rich in history and natural beauty, Connecticut draws newcomers from around the world, with large Polish, Chinese, and Hispanic communities.

Hamptons travel guide

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Lighthouses · Beaches · Dolphin & Whale Watching
A historical summer retreat, the Hamptons is one of the United States' most expensive residential areas. The series of hamlets and villages in Southampton is known for its isolated charm and luxury. The small villages swell in population during the summer, as New York City's most recognizable residents escape here to frequent restaurants, retail outlets, and the colorful art community. Secluded mansions are interspersed with golf courses and tennis clubs, where socialites gather during daylight hours.