22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Monterey
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Perth

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning tool .

Monterey to San Francisco is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Amorosa
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): examine the collection at The Getty Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

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Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. You'll explore and learn at Titanic and Pinball Hall of Fame. 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: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Titanic ©
Titanic

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Indiana Dunes State Park and then stroll through Cowles Bog. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Millennium Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Chicago at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Chesterton, Lake Michigan
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Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ponquogue Beach and Upper Delaware River. Visiting Fire Island National Seashore and Worthington State Forest will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Anthony's Nose (in Cortlandt Manor), Swartswood State Park (in Swartswood) and Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill). The adventure continues: make a trip to Times Square, relax in the rural setting at Marshall's Farm Market, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and trek along Delaware Water Gap.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City journey maker tool .

Getting from Chicago to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. In June in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Columbia, Anthony's Nose, Upper Delaware River, Fire Island National Seashore, Donaldson Farms
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
Times Square ©
Times Square

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nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Freedom Trail and The House of the Seven Gables. Museum-lovers will get to explore Plimoth Plantation and Strawbery Banke Museum. Explore Boston's surroundings by going to Gloucester (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Good Harbor Beach).

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Getting from New York City to Boston by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Boston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gloucester, Plimoth Plantation, Strawbery Banke Museum, The House of the Seven Gables
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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