48 Hours

City Breaks: USA

Whether you’re just passing through or making a weekend of it, we give you the 48-hour lowdown on cities across the globe. What to see, what to do, what not to miss...

  • San Francisco

    San Francisco North America, USA

    Travel Time

    11hrs 30mins

    Fifty years on from the Summer of Love, the hippie city has blossomed into a thriving tech hub. Start planning your escape to visit the home of Alcatraz, says Lizzie Frainier
  • Los Angeles

    Los Angeles North America, USA

    Travel Time

    11hrs 20mins

    Over the Atlantic to Los Angeles, California’s star-studded city, where dreams are made and crushed in Hollywood studios and every restaurant worker acts on the side. Blonde beaches and hills with cinematic views lend themselves to open-air pursuits, while the neighbourhoods on the outskirts of town are home to indie galleries and cafés that are perfect for mooching.
  • Boston

    Boston North America, USA

    Travel Time

    7hrs 10mins

    New England’s buzzing capital has freedom, revolution, great seafood, and world- class shopping, art and sport to knock your Sox off, says Jonathan Thompson.
  • Santa Barbara

    Santa Barbara North America, USA

    Travel Time

    14hrs 10mins

    Soak up the sun on the American Riviera, where beaches stretch for miles, seafood comes fresh off the boat and wine country is at your feet, says Blossom Green.
  • Philadelphia

    Philadelphia North America, USA

    Travel Time

    8hrs 10mins

    Known as the birthplace of America, the Pennsylvanian city is home to world-class museums and galleries and has a fine culinary scene to boot, says Esme Fox.
  • Chicago

    Chicago North America, USA

    Travel Time

    8hrs 30mins

    America’s third city is number one for a smitten Alicia Miller, who, somewhere between the remarkable architecture and even more remarkable food scene, falls in love.
  • Washington

    Washington North America, USA

    Travel Time

    8hrs 10mins

    On the back of Barack Obama’s second inauguration, Panos Kakaviatos explores the historic landmarks, vibrant culture and sophisticated nightlife of America’s capital.
  • Los Angeles

    Los Angeles North America, USA

    Travel Time

    10hrs 30mins

    It may be the city of the stars, but this west coast metropolis’s biggest new attraction is its food scene. Alicia Miller digs into some ‘ooey gooey fries’, and hits the beach.
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