37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Boston
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Washington DC
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Chicago
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New Orleans
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Orlando
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Key West
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San Antonio
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San Diego
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Yosemite National Park
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San Francisco
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Las Vegas
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Portland
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Seattle
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New York City

— 2 nights

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City online travel planner.

Singapore, Singapore to New York City is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Singapore in October, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Philadelphia

— 2 nights

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 7th (Wed), wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and then ponder the design of Longwood Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and then contemplate the long history of Independence Hall.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Boston

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get advice or help at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, engage your brain at Museum of Science, and then stroll around Boston Common. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts and then walk around Boston Public Garden.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Boston journey builder app.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Boston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Philadelphia in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Boston: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Washington DC

— 3 nights
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip builder website.

You can fly from Boston to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. While traveling from Boston, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 14°C. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Chicago

— 2 nights

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 14th (Wed): ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then walk around Millennium Park, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. On the next day, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In October, Chicago is slightly colder than Washington DC - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

New Orleans

— 2 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 16th (Fri), get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, then explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New Orleans takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in October, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Parks

Orlando

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens and then find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Orlando is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Orlando to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Parks

Key West

— 2 nights

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Truman Little White House, take in the waterfront at Mallory Square, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Key West Aquarium, and finally fly like a bird with Fury Water Adventures Key West. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Key West route maker site.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in October, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Key West

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Spanish Governor's Palace, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then take in the history at Mission Concepcion, and finally take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Antonio day trip website.

You can fly from Key West to San Antonio in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Key West in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in San Antonio, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

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 23rd (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and then stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and then examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego itinerary app.

Getting from San Antonio to San Diego by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to San Diego is minus 2 hours. When traveling from San Antonio in October, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 25th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Gaylor Lake and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Diego to Yosemite National Park. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and admire the striking features of Coit Tower.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, stop by Barneys New York, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Portland

— 2 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): hike along Forest Park, stroll around Hoyt Arboretum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally head outdoors with Portland Timbers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, then browse the collection at Multnomah County Central Library, then examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Portland trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Portland takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in November, with highs in Portland at 13°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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 4th (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle vacation maker app.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. November in Seattle sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Honolulu, Oahu

— 2 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, contemplate the long history of USS Arizona Memorial, and then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu day trip site.

Getting from Seattle to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Seattle to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in November; daily highs in Honolulu reach 34°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

United States travel guide

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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.