4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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4 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Naperville
+3
train + foot + subway + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 1 day
train:  45​min
End: Naperville

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco Zoo has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Francisco Zoo, stroll around Crissy Field, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and finally examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and then shop like a local with Exploratorium.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel route builder website .

Naperville to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Naperville in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 59°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, then stroll through Central Park, and then explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 48°F and lows are around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Brooklyn Bridge ©
Brooklyn Bridge

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chicago online route planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 38°F and lows are around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Chicago

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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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