42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
4
Baltimore
— 2 nights
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
6
Columbus
— 2 nights
7
Cleveland
— 2 nights
8
Detroit
— 2 nights
9
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
10
Chicago
— 4 nights
11
Saint Louis
— 1 day
12
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
13
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
14
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
15
Denver
— 4 nights

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Boston

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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your team's savvy at Red Fox Escapes, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery, get advice or help at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and engage your brain at Museum of Science.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Boston trip planner.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Boston are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Cambridge
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Red Fox Escapes ©
Red Fox Escapes
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, walk around The High Line, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and finally hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip builder.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Baltimore.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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Baltimore

Baltimore ©
A major center for tourism and travel, Baltimore is famous as the city where amateur poet Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics for the United States' national anthem.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baltimore: U.S. Naval Academy (in Annapolis) and Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Alphonsus Church, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Aquarium.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Baltimore trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Baltimore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Baltimore

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Gettysburg, U.S. Naval Academy
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by car from Baltimore to Washington DC takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

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Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): indulge in some culinary diversions at Columbus Food Adventures, shop like a local with Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, and finally look for gifts at Helen Winnemore's. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of German Village, then see the interesting displays at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum, then engage your brain at Center of Science and Industry (COSI), and finally wander the streets of Easton Town Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Columbus trip app.

You can fly from Washington DC to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in November: high temperatures in Columbus hover around 13°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cleveland.

Things to do in Columbus

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Columbus Food Adventures ©
Columbus Food Adventures
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum ©
Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum

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Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): meet the residents at Greater Cleveland Aquarium, don't miss a visit to A Christmas Story House, then admire the striking features of Heinen's Downtown, and finally try to win big at JACK Cleveland Casino.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cleveland journey maker tool.

You can drive from Columbus to Cleveland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Cleveland are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Detroit.

Things to do in Cleveland

Fun & Games · Casinos · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
JACK Cleveland Casino ©
JACK Cleveland Casino
A Christmas Story House ©
A Christmas Story House
Heinen's Downtown ©
Heinen's Downtown

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Detroit: Decode Ypsilanti (in Ypsilanti) and The Town Peddler Craft and Antique Mall (in Livonia). The adventure continues: take in the local highlights with Feet On The Street Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Church of St. Paul, admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, and contemplate the long history of Motown Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Detroit online route planner.

Traveling by car from Cleveland to Detroit takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Detroit when traveling from Cleveland in November, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums · Tours · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Dearborn, Decode Ypsilanti, The Town Peddler Craft and Antique Mall
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Feet On The Street Tours ©
Feet On The Street Tours
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Milwaukee County Zoo, then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, and finally stop by Indulgence Chocolatiers. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Milwaukee Public Museum and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lakefront Brewery.

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You can fly from Detroit to Milwaukee in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Detroit to Milwaukee, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November in Milwaukee, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee County Zoo ©
Milwaukee County Zoo
Milwaukee Public Museum ©
Milwaukee Public Museum

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, make a trip to The Magnificent Mile, and see the interesting displays at Oriental Institute Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Chicago takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio, Horseshoe Hammond
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): stop by Bissinger's Handcrafted Chocolatier, take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and finally walk around Forest Park.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis sightseeing planner.

Getting from Chicago to Saint Louis by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in December, expect nights in Saint Louis to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Beer Tastings & Tours

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online day trip planner.

You can fly from Saint Louis to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Saint Louis in December: highs in Los Angeles hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, The Wende Museum of the Cold War, Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have fun at Gun Garage, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping

Side Trip

702 Helicopters
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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 12th (Sun): trek along South Kaibab Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Colorado Springs (Garden of the Gods & Cheyenne Mountain Zoo). And it doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, stop by Dardano's Shoes, and contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Denver takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Denver sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Colorado Springs
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Beer Tastings & Tours

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