30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Minneapolis
— 10 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
8
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take a stroll through SoHo and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): take a stroll through Greenwich Village, race across the water with a speed boat tour, examine the collection at New York Public Library, then make a trip to Times Square, and finally hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

Plan my day in New York City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Mumbai, India to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Traveling from Mumbai to New York City, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, New York City is colder than Mumbai - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection

1
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): trek along Lakefront Trail, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, and then admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Chicago online trip builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Chicago at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

10
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Minneapolis Institute of Art and Charles Lindbergh House and Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Minnehaha Park and Summit Avenue. Get out of town with these interesting Minneapolis side-trips: Northfield Historical Society (in Northfield), Pottery Museum of Red Wing (in Red Wing) and LARK Toys (in Kellogg). There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game, get engrossed in the history at Wells Fargo Museum, stroll the grounds of Lakewood Cemetery, and stop by Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Minneapolis online road trip planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Minneapolis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in December; daily highs in Minneapolis reach -2°C and lows reach -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, Rybicki Cheese, Pottery Museum of Red Wing, Whitewater State Park
Highlights from your plan
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
LARK Toys ©
LARK Toys

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Do some cultural sightseeing at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and The Strip. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip website .

Fly from Minneapolis to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. In December, Las Vegas is much hotter than Minneapolis - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Highlights from your plan
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©

2
nights
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach, and then stroll through La Jolla Shores Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Diego road trip site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect San Diego to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
San Diego Model Railroad Museum ©
San Diego Model Railroad Museum

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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 inner history buff will appreciate The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. You'll explore and learn at Mission San Juan Capistrano and California Science Center. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and look for gifts at La La Land.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Norton Simon Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Mission San Juan Capistrano
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, and then take a stroll through Union Square.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip builder .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Get some cultural insight at The Met Cloisters and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dumbo and World Trade Center's Liberty Park. See even more of New York City: go for a walk through Central Park, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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