35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
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New York City
— 4 nights
train:  4​h
2
Montauk
— 2 nights
ferry + train:  4​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
New Haven
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
6
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Ocean City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
10
San Antonio
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
12
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane


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4
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.
For shopping fun, head to SoHo or Chelsea Market. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Greenwich Village and Washington Square Park. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Times Square, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and explore the world behind art at Frick Collection.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip website .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In December in New York City, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Montauk.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village

2
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Montauk

Montauk ©
Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. On the 5th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, then play a few rounds at Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course, and then immerse yourself in nature at Montauk Point State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kirk Park Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Amsterdam Beach Preserve, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Montauk Brewing Company.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Montauk online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from New York City to Montauk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Montauk can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Montauk

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course ©
Montauk Point State Park ©
Montauk Point State Park

4
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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.
Head to Quincy Market and Faneuil Hall Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Step off the beaten path and head to Beacon Hill and TD Garden. Go for a jaunt from Boston to Foxborough to see The Patriots Hall of Fame about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Waterfront, don't miss a visit to Copley Square, savor the flavors at Boston Public Market, and explore the striking landscape of Adams National Historical Park.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boston travel planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Montauk to Boston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Montauk in December, Boston is a bit cooler at night with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to New Haven.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

The Patriots Hall of Fame, Adams National Historical Park
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Quincy Market ©
Quincy Market
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

1
night
New Haven

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the New Haven trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Boston to New Haven in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in New Haven are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to New York City.

Things to do in New Haven

Historic Sites
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New Haven Railroad Station ©
New Haven Railroad Station

2
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New York City

New York City ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get curious at Gulliver's Gate, then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stop by Tiffany & Co., and then take a stroll through Dumbo.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City visit planner .

Traveling by car from New Haven to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Dumbo
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dumbo ©
Dumbo
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

3
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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 14th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple and then view the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, examine the collection at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then engage your brain at Penn Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Christ Church.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner .

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ocean City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens ©
Philadelphia's Magic Gardens
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

2
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City ©
One of the country's favorite vacation resorts, Ocean City draws nearly 8 million visitors annually with its oceanfront boardwalk, clean beaches, and amusement parks.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): kick back and relax at Ocean City Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Art League of Ocean City, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then examine the collection at Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Snapdragon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then tee off at Eagle's Landing Golf Course, and then get your game on at Ocean City Screams Haunted House.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ocean City route app .

Getting from Philadelphia to Ocean City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Washington DC.

Things to do in Ocean City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Eagle's Landing Golf Course ©
Eagle's Landing Golf Course
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ocean City to Washington DC in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan

2
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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, then wander the streets of Old Town Bluffton, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and then shop like a local with Savannah Historic District.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Savannah online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Savannah takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect Savannah to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Old Town Bluffton, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge ©
Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve

5
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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mission San Jose and Briscoe Western Art Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main and Cibolo Nature Center. Change things up with a short trip to Lost Maples State Natural Area in Vanderpool (about 1h 35 min away). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at The San Antonio River Walk, steep yourself in history at King William Historic District, browse the eclectic array of goods at Pearl Farmers Market, and play a few rounds at La Cantera Golf Club.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Savannah to San Antonio by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Savannah to San Antonio is minus 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in San Antonio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lost Maples State Natural Area, Cibolo Nature Center, Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Highlights from your plan
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Lost Maples State Natural Area ©
Lost Maples State Natural Area

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Yavapai Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Railway Depot, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, then take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, then get great views at Lookout Studio, and finally see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, take in breathtaking views at Moran Point, then get great views at Shoshone Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park. In December, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than San Antonio - with highs of 8°C and lows of -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Moran Point ©
Moran Point
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Step off the beaten path and head to Camarillo Premium Outlets and The Grove. Next up on the itinerary: stop by LA Farmers' Market, brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61, explore the world behind art at The Broad, and see the interesting displays at The Nethercutt Collection.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, Los Angeles is much warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Camarillo Premium Outlets
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La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum

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