33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
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Cape May
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Beach Haven, Long Beach Island
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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Boston
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Buffalo
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Pittsburgh
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Chicago
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Miami
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Orlando
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Lafayette
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Las Vegas
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Yellowstone National Park
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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to New York City, you'll gain 10.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, New York City is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Cape May.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Cape May

The Nation's Oldest Seashore Resort

Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Cape May City Beaches, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, and then look for gifts at Douglass Salt water taffy. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the galleries of Cape May Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape May Point State Park, and then examine the collection at Cape May Fire Department Museum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cape May driving holiday planning app.

Drive from New York City to Cape May in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. In December, daytime highs in Cape May are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Beach Haven.

Things to do in Cape May

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Beach Haven, Long Beach Island

Beach Haven is a borough in Ocean County, New Jersey, United States, that is located on Long Beach Island (LBI) and borders the Atlantic Ocean. On the 6th (Fri), learn about all things military at Museum of NJ Maritime History, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ship Bottom Beach, and then stop by Ron Jon Surf Shop.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Beach Haven trip tool.

You can drive from Cape May to Beach Haven in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Beach Haven

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, and then steep yourself in history at Independence Hall. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Brandywine River Museum of Art and then take in nature's colorful creations at Longwood Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia holiday planner.

Drive from Beach Haven to Philadelphia in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at National World War II Memorial. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and then pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC route planning app.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Boston

Beantown

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): stop by North End, then pause for some serene contemplation at Old North Church & Historic Site, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Tours and then browse the different shops at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Boston online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get slightly colder in Boston: highs are around 7°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

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Buffalo

Queen City

The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds. On your second day here, do a tasting at Willow Creek Winery, learn about winemaking at Liberty Vineyards Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Merritt Estate Winery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Buffalo holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Buffalo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boston in December, you will find days in Buffalo are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Buffalo

Wineries · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Pittsburgh

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take a stroll through Mount Washington, then take in the exciting artwork at Pittsburgh Glass Center, and then stop by Strip District. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at Bayernhof Museum, and then catch a live event at PNC Park.

Discover how to plan a Pittsburgh trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Buffalo to Pittsburgh in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at Field Museum and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, then walk around Millennium Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Ernest Hemingway Birthplace.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Chicago trip planner.

Fly from Pittsburgh to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Chicago is minus 1 hour. December in Chicago sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Miami

Magic City

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 19th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District and then admire the masterpieces at Wynwood Walls. On your second day here, stroll through Fort Lauderdale Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Miami takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Miami is 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in December: high temperatures in Miami hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then get some fabulous bargains at Orlando International Premium Outlets.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Orlando driving holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Miami to Orlando in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in December, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Orlando. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks

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Lafayette

Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stop by Martins Accordions, head outdoors with Lamson Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Lafayette trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Lafayette takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in December, things will get a bit cooler in Lafayette: highs are around 22°C and lows about 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Lafayette

Outdoors · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 24th (Tue), examine the collection at The Neon Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, and finally try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Lafayette to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lafayette in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a stroll through The Embarcadero, and finally take a stroll through Union Square.

Start your trip to San Francisco by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then get great views at Lookout Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in the natural beauty of Black Sand Basin.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in December, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around -5°C and lows about -19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

New Jersey travel guide

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Casinos · Shopping Malls · Beaches
The Garden State
Often overshadowed by its legendary neighbor, New York, New Jersey holds its own as a land of thriving industrial cities, sprawling farmland, and lively coastal towns. Called the Garden State, New Jersey is a hub of entertainment and cultural attractions for the east coast, from the famous sandy beaches and carnival-like atmosphere of the Jersey Shore to alluring Atlantic City, the Las Vegas of the east. New Jersey also boasts a wealth of historical places to visit, including battle sites and memorials, such as George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters.