29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Orlando
— 6 nights
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Miami
— 5 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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San Simeon
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Calistoga
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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New York City — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, make a trip to The Met Cloisters, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in November, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Orlando.
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Orlando — 6 nights

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Escape the urban bustle at Tampa Electric's Manatee Viewing Center and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get some cultural insight at The Dali Museum and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to St. Augustine (Flagler College, St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., &more), Cocoa Beach (in Cocoa Beach) and Space Shuttle Atlantis (in Merritt Island). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Orlando, tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, make a trip to Cinderella Castle, and get a taste of the local shopping with International Drive.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary site.

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from New York City in November: highs in Orlando hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Miami.
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Miami — 5 nights

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wynwood Walls and Art Deco Historic District. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Valley Visitor Center and Hollywood Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale Beach & Las Olas Beach) and Everglades National Park (in Florida City). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Graffiti, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Miami trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Miami, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Colorado Springs.
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Colorado Springs — 3 nights

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Step off the beaten path and head to Denver Art Museum and National Museum of World War II Aviation. Let the collections at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Molly Brown House Museum capture your imagination. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Denver Union Station (in Denver) and Dinosaur Ridge (in Morrison). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Colorado Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Miami to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Colorado Springs is cooler than Miami - with highs of 15°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to San Simeon.
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San Simeon — 1 night

When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get your bearings at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop, then stroll through Moonstone Beach, and then step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Simeon day trip planning app.

You can fly from Colorado Springs to San Simeon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Colorado Springs to San Simeon is minus 1 hour. In November, San Simeon is somewhat warmer than Colorado Springs - with highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Monterey.
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Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey travel planner.

Getting from San Simeon to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from San Simeon in December, Monterey is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 4 nights

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite, Tunnel View and McGurk Meadow. There's much more to do: stroll through Mariposa Grove, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, explore the landscape on two wheels at Yosemite Valley Biking, and hike along Four Mile Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. While traveling from Monterey, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Calistoga.
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Calistoga — 1 night

Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): do a tasting at Castello di Amorosa, then do a tasting at Clos Pegase Winery, then learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Cosentino Winery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Calistoga trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Calistoga takes 5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, you will find days in Calistoga are somewhat warmer (18°C), and nights are warmer (2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 3 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): visit Chinatown, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Exploratorium, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco route builder app.

You can drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Calistoga in December, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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