35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New York City
— 4 nights
2
Montauk
— 2 nights
3
Boston
— 4 nights
4
New Haven
— 1 night
5
New York City
— 2 nights
6
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
7
Ocean City
— 2 nights
8
Washington DC
— 2 nights
9
Savannah
— 2 nights
10
San Antonio
— 5 nights
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
12
Los Angeles
— 2 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Times Square and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and St. Patrick's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through SoHo, appreciate the history behind The Oculus, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and explore the world behind art at Frick Collection.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Montauk.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Greenwich Village ©
Greenwich Village
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

2
nights
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), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church, thenplay 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 next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kirk Park Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Amsterdam Beach Preserve, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Montauk Brewing Company.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Montauk online trip builder.

Getting from New York City to Montauk by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Montauk are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Montauk

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course ©
Montauk Downs State Park Golf Course
Montauk Point State Park ©
Montauk Point State Park
St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church ©
St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church

4
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Quincy Market or TD Garden. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum of Fine Arts and Beacon Hill. Step out of Boston with an excursion to The Patriots Hall of Fame in Foxborough--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, browse the fresh offerings at Boston Public Market, wander the streets of Waterfront, and explore the striking landscape of Adams National Historical Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston trip itinerary maker website.

Do a combination of ferry and train from Montauk to Boston in 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, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Boston. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New Haven.

Things to do in Boston

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Adams National Historical Park, The Patriots Hall of Fame
Highlights from your plan
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the striking features of New Haven Railroad Station.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New Haven online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to New Haven takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in New Haven can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in New Haven

Historic Sites

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
On the 12th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, thenlook for gifts at Tiffany & Co., and then wander the streets of Dumbo.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from New Haven to New York City by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Dumbo ©
Dumbo

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masonic Temple and then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, see the interesting displays at Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, thenexplore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, thenengage your brain at Penn Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Church.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia road trip site.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Philadelphia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): stroll through Ocean City Beach, view the masterpieces at Art League of Ocean City, thenget some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, thenexamine the collection at Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Snapdragon. On your second day here, tee off at Eagle's Landing Golf Course and then get your game on at Ocean City Screams Haunted House.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ocean City trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Ocean City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °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 Museums Golf
Highlights from your plan
Ocean City Beach ©
Ocean City Beach
Eagle's Landing Golf Course ©
Eagle's Landing Golf Course
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
On the 19th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, thensee 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.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Ocean City to Washington DC takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Washington DC sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, thentake a stroll through Old Town Bluffton, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and then shop like a local with Savannah Historic District.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Savannah takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in December, with highs in Savannah at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

5
nights
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 in touch with nature at Lost Maples State Natural Area and Cibolo Nature Center. Get a sense of the local culture at Mission San Jose and Grape Creek Vineyards on Main. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk, get a taste of the local shopping with The Shops at La Cantera, play a few rounds at La Cantera Golf Club, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

Before you visit San Antonio, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from Savannah to San Antonio in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Savannah to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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

Cibolo Nature Center, Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, Lost Maples State Natural Area
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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Railway Depot, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, thentake some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, thentake some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and finally see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, take in breathtaking views at Moran Point, thenget great views at Shoshone Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from San Antonio in December, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Battleship USS Iowa Museum. Head to LA Farmers' Market and Camarillo Premium Outletsfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: shop like a local with The Grove, see the interesting displays at The Nethercutt Collection, explore the world behind art at The Broad, and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
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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