35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 11 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
End: Los Angeles

9
nights
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 outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & The Disney Gallery) and Santa Monica (Montana Avenue, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more). Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, stroll through Santa Monica Bay, engage your brain at California Science Center, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive, Robertson Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Family-friendly places like La Jolla Cove and SeaWorld San Diego will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to San Diego Zoo and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. There's lots more to do: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center, shop like a local with Africa and Beyond, and hunt for treasures at La Jolla Open Aire Market.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In December in San Diego, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Ghirardelli Square. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour planner .

Fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in December, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. There's still lots to do: try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday maker app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in December, with lows around 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

11
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Marketfor plenty of shopping. Take a break from the city and head to Bronx Zoo and East River Waterfront Esplanade. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre (in Atlantic Highlands), Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway (in Manasquan) and Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage). There's much more to do: walk around Central Park, go for a walk through The High Line, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

High Rocks Vista, The Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club, Sourland Mountain Preserve, First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Head to Melrose Trading Post and Bergamot Stationfor some retail therapy. Attractions like Royal Palms State Beach and Downtown Disney make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (South Bay Bicycle Trail & Santa Monica Place). See some other sides of Los Angeles: head outdoors with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple, browse the different shops at Westfield Topanga, explore the stunning scenery at Runyon Canyon Park, and view the masterpieces at Revolver Gallery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles route planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 11°C, while days are much warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Beverly Hills
Highlights from your plan
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center
Royal Palms State Beach ©
Royal Palms State Beach

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