50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 10 nights
2
San Francisco
— 7 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
4
Chicago
— 6 nights
5
Boston
— 7 nights
6
New York City
— 7 nights
7
Philadelphia
— 4 nights

10
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.
You've added Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens, Petersen Automotive Museum, Hollywood Sign, and other attractions to your itinerary. Let the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Venture out of the city with trips to Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Two Rodeo Drive, take a stroll through Montana Avenue, admire the masterpieces at Hammer Museum, and view the masterpieces at Hauser & Wirth.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel planner.

Cebu City, Philippines to Los Angeles is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. Traveling from Cebu City in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Long Beach, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Alcatraz Island and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Get some historical perspective at Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, cast your line with a fishing tour, step aboard USS Pampanito, and look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco travel planning site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Safari West, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Clark County Heritage Museum. Family-friendly places like The Strip and The Neon Museum will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston), Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum (in Boulder City) and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip maker app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 39°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Shop till you drop at The Magnificent Mile and Chicago Cultural Center. Let the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Cowles Bog (in Chesterton), South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes & Basilica of the Sacred Heart) and Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs). The adventure continues: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chicago route maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, things will get little chillier in Chicago: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Oak Park, South Bend, Cowles Bog, Little Red Schoolhouse, Swallow Cliff Stairs
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

7
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Fine Arts and The Breakers. Shop till you drop at Newbury Street and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Change things up with these side-trips from Boston: Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester) and Cliff Walk (in Newport). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nauset Beach, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, steep yourself in history at Granary Burying Ground, and walk around Boston Public Garden.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Boston online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Boston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Boston. In October in Boston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport, Nauset Beach, Marginal Way Walkway, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library ©

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Tiles For America are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Reeves-Reed Arboretum (in Summit), Black Creek Preserve (in Esopus) and Steep Rock Reservation (in Washington Depot). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City online holiday planner.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in October, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Steep Rock Reservation, Black Creek Preserve
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Head to Reading Terminal Market and Philadelphia's Magic Gardensfor some retail therapy. Barnes Foundation and Eastern State Penitentiary are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Atlantic City Boardwalk (in Atlantic City). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, examine the collection at Betsy Ross House, appreciate the history behind Liberty Bell Center, and take a stroll through Boathouse Row.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip site.

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Longwood Gardens, Atlantic City Boardwalk
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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