25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
6
Springfield
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: New York City

4
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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Seaport District NYC. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and wander the streets of Times Square.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to New York City. In January, daytime highs in New York City are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 24°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Visit Sandy Neck Beach and Goosewing Beach Preserve for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge and Parsons Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Craigville Beach (in Centerville) and Sandwich Glass Museum (in Sandwich). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Thames Glass, see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and look for all kinds of wild species at Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Newport route maker tool.

Traveling by car from New York City to Newport takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Newport can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sandwich, Craigville Beach, Seapowet Marsh and Point Fishing Area, Parsons Reserve, Goosewing Beach Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Craigville Beach ©
Craigville Beach
Sandwich Glass Museum ©
Sandwich Glass Museum
The Breakers ©
The Breakers

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
The Paul Revere House and Boston African American National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum of Fine Arts and Museum of Science. Venture out of the city with trips to Provincetown (Race Point Beach & Long Point), North Hampton State Beach (in North Hampton) and Massabesic Audubon Center (in Auburn). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith, get a taste of the local shopping with Newbury Street, and appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Boston travel site.

Drive from Newport to Boston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, North Hampton State Beach, Brookline Booksmith, Massabesic Audubon Center
Highlights from your plan
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Long Point ©
Long Point

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 Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Santa Monica Mountains and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Oak Canyon Nature Center). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, enjoy the sand and surf at Royal Palms State Beach, and stop by Hollywood & Highland.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles travel route planner.

Getting from Boston to Los Angeles by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 70°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and City Lights Booksellers. Change things up with a short trip to Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Preserve in Moss Beach (about 34 minutes away). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, wander the streets of North Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco sightseeing planning site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (59°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Springfield.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Mori Point, Marin Headlands, Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 30th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Lincoln Memorial Garden, thenstroll around Rock Springs Conservation Area & Nature Center, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House and then identify plant and animal life at South Marcum campground.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Springfield online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Springfield in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Springfield due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in January; daily highs in Springfield reach 37°F and lows reach 19°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

South Marcum campground, Rock Springs Conservation Area & Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House

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