42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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42 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  19​h
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Miami
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Beverly Hills
— 6 nights
Drive:  15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Bangkok

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Castello di Amorosa and Alcatraz Island. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bodega Dunes and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay), Jenner (Goat Rock Beach & Salt Point State Park) and deLorimier Winery (in Geyserville). Dedicate the 27th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Union Square, take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and enjoy the sand and surf at Limantour Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online route planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to San Francisco is minus 15 hours. In May, San Francisco is colder than Bangkok - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Jenner, deLorimier Winery, Muir Woods National Monument, Bodega Head, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

6
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sawgrass Mills and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Head to Dolphin Mall and Village of Merrick Parkfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale), Speed Boats Tours (in Everglades City) and Everglades National Park (Shark Valley & Anhinga Trail). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hollywood Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, meet the residents at Zoo Miami, and get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Miami driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from San Francisco to Miami takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Miami, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades City, Everglades National Park, Hollywood Beach, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center

6
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.
Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and SoHo. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Jenkinson's Boardwalk (in Point Pleasant Beach), Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove) and St. James General Store (in Saint James). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, head off the coast to Fire Island National Seashore, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of tram, flight, and bus from Miami to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami in June, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

St. James General Store, Fire Island National Seashore, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Ocean Grove Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Magnificent Mile and Silver Beach County Park. Head to Chesterton’s European Market and The Olive Cartfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Cowles Bog (in Chesterton), Grand Mere State Park (in Stevensville) and Stateline Blueberries (in Michigan City). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area, learn about winemaking at St. Julian Winery-Union Pier, stroll through Starved Rock State Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chicago journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Utica, Chesterton, Saint Joseph, Stateline Blueberries, Hickory Creek Winery
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Grand Mere State Park ©
Grand Mere State Park

6
nights
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. For shopping fun, head to Canine Creek Dog Wash & Pet Boutique or The Sacred Space. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bart's Books and Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Beverly Hills: Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes), Carpinteria (Seaside Gardens & Carpinteria State Beach) and Tehachapi Mountain Park (in Tehachapi). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at The Collection at Riverpark, browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier, and stroll through Oxnard Beach Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Beverly Hills trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Beverly Hills takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Beverly Hills, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Beverly Hills: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Carpinteria, Ventura, Tehachapi, Santa Monica, Oxnard
Highlights from your plan
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach

6
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.
Shop till you drop at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Studio City Farmers Market. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Laguna Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Laguna Beach (Crystal Cove & Victoria Beach), Salt Creek Beach (in Dana Point) and Mission Viejo Mall (in Mission Viejo). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and admire the majestic nature at Will Rogers State Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip maker .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Beverly Hills. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Beverly Hills in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, The Shops At Mission Viejo, Salt Creek Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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