28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lima
Fly:  13​h
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Palo Alto
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  9​h 15​min
4
Newport News
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h
5
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Lima

7
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Oak Canyon Nature Center) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Lima, Peru to Los Angeles is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Peru Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Lima in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Los Angeles, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
nights
Palo Alto

Palo Alto ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Computer History Museum, get engrossed in the history at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, and then wander the streets of The Stanford Shopping Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Palo Alto road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Los Angeles to Palo Alto takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In November, Palo Alto is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Palo Alto

Museums Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Computer History Museum, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
Highlights from your plan
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum ©
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Computer History Museum ©
Computer History Museum

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Fort Funston National Park and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to San Gregorio State Beach in San Gregorio--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero, and enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary planner .

Getting from Palo Alto to San Francisco by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Newport News.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, San Gregorio State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Newport News

Newport News ©
Newport News is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sandbridge Beach and Virginia Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Brock Environmental Center - Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. Explore Newport News' surroundings by going to Williamsburg (Colonial Williamsburg & Historic Jamestowne) and Virginia Beach (First Landing State Park, Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge, & more).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Newport News tour itinerary builder app .

Getting from San Francisco to Newport News by combination of flight and taxi takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Newport News due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Newport News when traveling from San Francisco in November, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Newport News

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Virginia Beach, Williamsburg
Highlights from your plan
First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park
Colonial Williamsburg ©
Colonial Williamsburg
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. Escape the urban bustle at Fire Island National Seashore and Jones Beach State Park. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage) and Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays). The adventure continues: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Central Park Zoo, and explore the activities along Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Newport News to New York City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Newport News in December, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (10°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Jones Beach State Park, Fire Island National Seashore, Ponquogue Beach, Hook Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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