21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Needles
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
9
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
10
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Singapore

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ghirardelli Square, Lands End and NFL Shop Pier 39. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Cable Car Museum. There's more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation builder tool.

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Singapore to San Francisco. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Lands End ©
Lands End

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Monterey online tour planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. November in Monterey sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Visalia.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

1
night
Visalia

Visalia
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Visalia trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Monterey to Visalia in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monterey in November, Visalia is little chillier at night with lows of 6°C. On the 1st (Sun), you're off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Father Crowley Vista Point, Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Artists Dr, and other attractions you added.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Death Valley National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Visalia to Death Valley National Park takes 5 hours. In December in Death Valley National Park, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Ubehebe Crater ©
Ubehebe Crater

1
night
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.
To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in December, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 4°C. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Kolb Studio, thenadmire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and then take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Indian Garden, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and then get great views at Powell Point.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 8°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Needles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Museums Nature
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

1
night
Needles

Needles
Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Needles travel planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Needles takes 4 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Needles, with highs around 21°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 8°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Needles

Parks Fun & Games Golf
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, thenexamine the collection at The Getty Center, and then make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Needles to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the long history of San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, thenadmire the masterpieces at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Funeral History, thenadmire the masterpieces at Rothko Chapel, and then engage your brain at Cockrell Butterfly Center.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Houston online itinerary planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Houston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Houston, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Amway Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology. Attractions like Stetson Mansion and Avatar Flight of Passage make great kid-friendly stops. Go for a jaunt from Orlando to Ponce Inlet to see Marine Science Center about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Cinderella Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Orlando. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Houston in December; daily highs in Orlando reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponce Inlet, Stetson Mansion
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at New York Public Library, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, take a memorable tour with Tours, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to 9/11 Memorial. On your second day here, race across the water with a speed boat tour, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, thenexplore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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