29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Massena
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Lake Placid
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Albany
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
9
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
10
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: Massena

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Lake Placid

Lake Placid ©
Lake Placid is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in Essex County, New York, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Whiteface Mountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lake Placid trip itinerary builder.

Massena to Lake Placid is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lake Placid when traveling from Massena in October, with lows around 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Albany.

Things to do in Lake Placid

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Whiteface Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Mirror Lake ©
Mirror Lake
Whiteface Mountain ©
Whiteface Mountain

1
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Albany

Albany ©
Albany is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): learn more about the world around you at New York State Museum, take an in-depth tour of USS Slater DE-766, and then get a sense of history and politics at New York State Capitol.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Albany sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Lake Placid to Albany in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, Albany is a bit warmer than Lake Placid - with highs of 49°F and lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Albany

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
USS Slater DE-766 ©
USS Slater DE-766
New York State Capitol ©
New York State Capitol
New York State Museum ©
New York State Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Boston Public Library, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Boston Common, appreciate the extensive heritage of Louisburg Square, then take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Boston custom trip planner.

Drive from Albany to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, daytime highs in Boston are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Boston Public Library ©
Boston Public Library

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 4th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, and then admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chicago vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Chicago. In November, daytime highs in Chicago are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: stop by Chukar Cherries, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodland Park Zoo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle itinerary maker.

You can fly from Chicago to Seattle in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Seattle. Traveling from Chicago in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 11th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in November, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 65°F and lows about 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 16th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary builder.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 54°F and lows about 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November: highs in San Diego hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for Miami.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park
Botanical Building and Lily Pond ©
Botanical Building and Lily Pond

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 20th (Mon), take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, stroll through South Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Miami trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from San Diego to Miami takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. In November, Miami is somewhat warmer than San Diego - with highs of 81°F and lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Beaches Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC custom trip planner.

Getting from Miami to Washington DC by combination of tram and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Miami in November: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 58°F and lows are around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Empire State Building, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November in New York City, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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