37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12 h
1
Chicago
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Springfield
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
5
Los Angeles
— 10 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
San Simeon
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
San Francisco
— 9 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: London

9
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll explore and learn at Chicago Cultural Center and Milwaukee Art Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Chicago Riverwalk and Baha'i House of Worship. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Historic Third Ward (in Milwaukee), Starved Rock State Park (in Utica) and Cantigny Park (in Wheaton). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, examine the collection at IL Route 66 Association Hall of Fame & Museum, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and get a taste of the local shopping with Lincoln Park.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago road trip planning website .

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, expect Chicago to be a bit cooler, temps between 2°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Milwaukee, Pontiac, Cantigny Park, Wehr Nature Center, Baha'i House of Worship
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Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park

2
nights
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Korean War National Museum, then browse the collection at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Union Station - Lincoln from History to Hollywood, and finally take an in-depth tour of Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of The Lincoln Home Visitor Center, then don't miss a visit to Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, then examine the collection at Illinois State Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Springfield trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Chicago to Springfield in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Springfield

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Illinois State Museum ©
Illinois State Museum

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 13th (Thu): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then look for gifts at Catalina Offshore Products, and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, then kick back and relax at Windansea Beach, and then stroll around La Jolla Shores Park.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from Springfield to San Diego in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In February, San Diego is warmer than Springfield - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers, then experience the excitement of Incredicoaster, then identify plant and animal life at Sherman Library & Gardens, and finally get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch some excitement at Indiana Jones Adventure, then catch some excitement at Jungle Cruise, then take in the exciting artwork at The Disney Gallery, and finally discover the magic at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!.

For traveler tips, more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Anaheim trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Fun & Games Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Sherman Library & Gardens
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Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers
The Disney Gallery ©
The Disney Gallery
Sherman Library & Gardens ©
Sherman Library & Gardens

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Battleship USS Iowa Museum. Explore hidden gems such as The Broad and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Mission San Buenaventura (in Ventura), Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo) and El Matador State Beach (in Malibu). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Carpinteria State Beach, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To find traveler tips, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary app .

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. In February, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Santa Barbara, Pasadena, Santa Monica, The Americana at Brand, Two Rodeo Drive
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Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum

2
nights
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cambria Cemetery, then do a tasting at Hearst Ranch Winery, then identify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal, and finally admire the majestic nature at Limekiln State Park. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Fermentations Wine Tasting, then immerse yourself in nature at Leffingwell Landing, and then kick back and relax at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the San Simeon route maker app .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Simeon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in February; daily highs in San Simeon reach 22°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cambria, Limekiln State Park
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
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Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach ©
Limekiln State Park ©
Limekiln State Park

9
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Lands End. We've included these beaches for you: Natural Bridges State Beach and Shark Fin Cove. Venture out of the city with trips to Lisa Kristine Gallery Sonoma (in Sonoma), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and VJB Cellars (in Kenwood). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum, admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, shop like a local with Union Square, and identify plant and animal life at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip website .

You can drive from San Simeon to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from San Simeon in February, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sacramento, Lisa Kristine Gallery Sonoma, Blue Line Arts, Shark Fin Cove, Marin Headlands
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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