30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Chicago
— 1 night
3
Minneapolis
— 10 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
8
New York City
— 2 nights

3
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): shop like a local with SoHo and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Greenwich Village, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, thentake in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip planner.

Mumbai, India to New York City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to New York City. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 18th (Wed), grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, and then admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Chicago trip planning site.

Fly from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Chicago is little chillier than New York City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods Outdoors
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Chicago Cultural Center ©
Chicago Cultural Center

10
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Head to Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery and Rybicki Cheesefor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Minneapolis Institute of Art and LARK Toys. Explore Minneapolis' surroundings by going to Pottery Museum of Red Wing (in Red Wing), Northfield Historical Society (in Northfield) and Charles Lindbergh House and Museum (in Little Falls). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild Mountain Ski, Snowboarding & Wild Chutes Snow Tubing, stroll the grounds of Fort Snelling National Cemetery, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game, and take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Minneapolis day trip site.

Fly from Chicago to Minneapolis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago in December, things will get slightly colder in Minneapolis: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Paul, Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, Rybicki Cheese, Next Chapter Winery, Pottery Museum of Red Wing
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 29:
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Chain of Lakes ©
Chain of Lakes
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and The LINQ Promenade. Get in touch with nature at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Strip, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum, and browse the exhibits of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

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Traveling by flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Minneapolis to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in December, with highs in Las Vegas at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2:
Highlights from your plan
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, thenkick back and relax at Coronado Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Diego online day trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get a bit warmer in San Diego: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 4:
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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
San Diego Model Railroad Museum ©
San Diego Model Railroad Museum

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mission San Juan Capistrano and California Science Center. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles attractions website.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Norton Simon Museum
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, thenexamine the collection at Cable Car Museum, thenhead off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, and then take a stroll through Union Square.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in January, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

2
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New York City

Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Dumbo. Popular historic sites such as The Met Cloisters and St. Paul's Chapel are in your itinerary. See even more of New York City: settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, go for a walk through Central Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect nights in New York City to be much colder, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dumbo
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

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