7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
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New York City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
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San Francisco
— 1 day
Fly:  8 h
3
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h
End: New York City

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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.
On the 22nd (Sat), learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. On the next day, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then walk around Central Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City journey planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 48°F in December, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 59°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): kick back and relax at Kailua Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect Honolulu to be warmer, temps between 82°F and 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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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.
On the 27th (Thu), wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and tram; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in December, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are much colder (49°F). You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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