23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Medan
Fly:  25 h
1
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
2
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Medan

7
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.
Attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, take a stroll through Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City planning app.

Medan, Indonesia to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Western Indonesia Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 12 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Medan in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) 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

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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, Star Wars Launch Bay, &more) and Santa Monica Pier Aquarium (in Santa Monica). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles journey maker app.

Getting from New York City to Los Angeles by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Jobs Peak, hit the slopes at Adventure Mountain, and then have some family-friendly fun at Magic Carpet Golf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, and then fly down the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip maker site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to South Lake Tahoe in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get much colder in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 8°C and lows about -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tahoe Cross Country, Emerald Bay State Park
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Adventure Mountain ©
Adventure Mountain
Magic Carpet Golf ©
Magic Carpet Golf
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Union Square, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from South Lake Tahoe, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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