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35 days in United States Itinerary
Fly: 15h 45min
San Francisco— 5 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
Los Angeles— 6 nights
bus: 3h 30min
Las Vegas— 3 nights
Washington DC— 3 nights
New York City— 9 nights
Boston— 6 nights
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City by the Bay
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.Your list of things to see and do now includes Lombard Street, Golden Gate Bridge, Golden Gate Park, and other attractions. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Get outdoors at Presidio Golf Course and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, wander the streets of Russian Hill, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.
To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco journey planner .
Auckland Central, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland Central to San Francisco. Expect little chillier evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Auckland Central in November, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.
Things to do in San Francisco
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.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal CityWalk, Downtown Disney, Disneyland Park, and other attractions you added. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hollywood & Highland and City Hall. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.
To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation maker website .
Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.
Things to do in Los Angeles
Anaheim, Rodeo Drive
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.You've added Caesars Palace, Grand Adventures Tours, Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, take a tour by water with Gondola Rides at the Venetian, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.
For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning app .
You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.
Things to do in Las Vegas
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.Your list of things to see and do now includes National Mall, United States Capitol, Library of Congress, and other attractions. On the 3rd (Mon), ponder the world of politics at The White House and then appreciate the extensive heritage of National Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, then ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.
For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online itinerary builder .
You can fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. You'll set off for New York City on the 6th (Thu).
Things to do in Washington DC
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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.You've added Washington Square Park, Wall Street, Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and other attractions to your itinerary. 9/11 Memorial and New York Public Library will appeal to museum buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Central Park Zoo and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art.
To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read New York City day trip tool .
Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off toBoston.
Things to do in New York City
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.You've added Harvard University, Prudential Center, Waterfront, and other attractions to your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Magika - Chapel of Archangel Michael. Museum of Fine Arts and Old State House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Museum of Science.
For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Boston trip builder site .
Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Boston when traveling from New York City in December, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Boston
Salem, Newport Mansions, Harvard University
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