24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Exeter
+4
train + Fly + bus + foot + bus:  19​h
1
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Aspen
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Norfolk
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Quogue
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + train:  13​h 15​min
End: Exeter

1
night
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 7th (Mon), revel in the low prices at Camarillo Premium Outlets and then kick back and relax at El Matador State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Malibu Pier and then enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Malibu trip planner .

Exeter, UK to Malibu is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Exeter to Malibu. In October, daily temperatures in Malibu can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Camarillo Premium Outlets
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Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets
Malibu Pier ©
Malibu Pier

5
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Oak Canyon Nature Center. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Third Street Promenade). There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip app .

Getting from Malibu to Los Angeles by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and tram; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

1
night
Aspen

Aspen ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Independence Pass and then tee off at Aspen Golf and Tennis Club. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Snowmass Sports, identify plant and animal life at Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, and then stroll through Crater Lake Trail.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Aspen trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Aspen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Aspen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Aspen is colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 18°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Golf

Side Trips

Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, Snowmass Sports
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Aspen Golf and Tennis Club ©
Aspen Golf and Tennis Club
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Snowmass Sports ©
Snowmass Sports

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City Historic District, then look for all kinds of wild species at Garden of the Gods, then get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and finally look for gifts at Downtown Manitou Springs.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs day trip planning website .

You can fly from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in October; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 22°C and lows reach 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

North Pole - Santa's Workshop, Downtown Manitou Springs
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City Historic District ©
North Pole - Santa's Workshop ©
North Pole - Santa's Workshop

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get in touch with nature at Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm and Little Red Schoolhouse. Go for a jaunt from Chicago to Saint Joseph to see Silver Beach County Park about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner .

Fly from Colorado Springs to Chicago in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Colorado Springs to Chicago is 1 hour. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, Chicago is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Norfolk.

Things to do in Chicago

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Silver Beach County Park, Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm, Little Red Schoolhouse
Highlights from your plan
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm ©
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Little Red Schoolhouse ©
Little Red Schoolhouse

1
day
Norfolk

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, then stop by Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolate, then experience rural life at White Flower Farm, and finally take a peaceful walk through American Legion and Peoples State Forests.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Norfolk itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chicago to Norfolk. Traveling from Chicago to Norfolk, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, Norfolk is a bit cooler at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Quogue.

Things to do in Norfolk

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Thorncrest Farm and Milk House Chocolate, West Cornwall Covered Bridge, White Flower Farm, American Legion and Peoples State Forests
Highlights from your plan
West Cornwall Covered Bridge ©
West Cornwall Covered Bridge

2
nights
Quogue

Quogue ©
Quogue is an incorporated village in the Town of Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, New York, on the South Shore of Long Island. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Quogue Wildlife Refuge and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hammonasset Beach State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Main Beach and then get some fabulous bargains at Tanger Outlets.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Quogue trip planner.

Traveling by car from Norfolk to Quogue takes 3.5 hours. October in Quogue sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Quogue

#Parks, #Shopping, #Beaches

Side Trips

Tanger Outlets, Main Beach, Hammonasset Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
Quogue Wildlife Refuge ©
Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Tanger Outlets ©
Tanger Outlets

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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and SoHofor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Narwhal Yacht Charters and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Venture out of the city with trips to Jones Beach State Park (in Wantagh) and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Quogue to New York City takes 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Quogue in October since evenings lows in New York City dip to 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

Side Trips

Jones Beach State Park, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Narwhal Yacht Charters ©
Narwhal Yacht Charters

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