45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 11 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 7 nights
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Boston
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marshall’s Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Union Square, get curious at Exploratorium, and stroll through China Beach.

Plan a San Francisco trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Auckland in November since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Venture out of the city with trips to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach), Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & Disneyland Park) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). Pack the 14th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, get a taste of the local shopping with Montana Avenue, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary website.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours will get you outdoors. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, stroll around The Park, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning website.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Chicago

Chicago
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get some cultural insight at The Art Institute of Chicago and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest (in Homer Glen) and Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, make a trip to Millennium Park, try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond, and admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago journey planning tool.

Fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect Chicago to be little chillier, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest, Horseshoe Hammond, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace, Little Red Schoolhouse
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

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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.
National Air and Space Museum and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Tidal Basin and McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Breezy Point Beach (in Chesapeake Beach), Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Fell's Point) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, look for gifts at Politics and Prose, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Washington DC tour planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in November, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Baltimore, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area, Old Town, Breezy Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary ©

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Jones Beach State Park and Narwhal Yacht Charters. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and Times Square. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook), Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November in New York City, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jones Beach State Park, Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo, Fire Island National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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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.
Visiting Cliff Walk and Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Marginal Way Walkway and Freedom Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Provincetown) and Kittery Trading Post (in Kittery). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take a stroll through North End, get a taste of the local shopping with Newbury Street, and look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Boston route maker website.

Fly from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Boston hover around 7°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Brookline, Cliff Walk, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Kittery Trading Post, Marginal Way Walkway
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally shop like a local with The Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and then examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

Fly from Boston to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Boston in December, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Bay, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Rodeo Drive, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

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