23 days in United States & Medan Itinerary

23 days in United States & Medan Itinerary

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New York City, United States
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 6 nights
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South Lake Tahoe, United States
— 2 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 5 nights
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Medan, Indonesia
— 1 night

6
nights
New York City, United States

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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Rockefeller Center will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City attractions website.

Medan, Indonesia to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Western Indonesia Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -12 hour difference. Traveling from Medan in December, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, &more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 29:
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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South Lake Tahoe, United States

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jobs Peak, then stroll through Adventure Mountain, and then get your game on at Magic Carpet Golf. On the next day, ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, and then fly down the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to South Lake Tahoe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get colder in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 8°C and lows about -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Emerald Bay State Park, Tahoe Cross Country
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Adventure Mountain ©
Adventure Mountain
Magic Carpet Golf ©
Magic Carpet Golf
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

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nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll around Crissy Field.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online travel route planner.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from South Lake Tahoe, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Medan.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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night
Medan, Indonesia

Medan ©
The capital of North Sumatra, Medan earned the nickname "Paris of Sumatra" during Dutch colonial times due to its marked resemblance to the French city.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Grand Palladium Mall and then enjoy the sand and surf at Berhala Island. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Vihara Maitreya Cemara Asri, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maha Vihara Maitreya, and then see the interesting displays at Upside Down World.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Medan trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Medan in 22.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Western Indonesia Time (WIB), which is usually a 15 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in January; daily highs in Medan reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Medan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 8:
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Maha Vihara Maitreya Cemara Asri ©
Maha Vihara Maitreya Cemara Asri
Upside Down World ©
Upside Down World
Maha Vihara Maitreya ©
Maha Vihara Maitreya

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