Royals Kate Middleton and Prince William in America! See Highlights from Their Past Visits The Prince and Princess of Wales are bringing Prince William's Earthshot Prize awards to Boston on Dec. 2 — revisit their previous trips to New York City and Los Angeles! By Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit Stephanie Petit is a Royals Editor, Writer and Reporter at PEOPLE. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on November 29, 2022 12:35 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Prince William and Kate Middleton in California. Photo: Arthur Edwards - Pool/Getty 01 of 19 Prince William and Kate Middleton in California. Arthur Edwards - Pool/Getty Prince William and Kate Middleton are bringing the Earthshot Prize to Boston in December 2022, which will be their third trip to America as a couple. 02 of 19 Prince William and Kate Middleton. WireImage Just a few months after their royal wedding, Kate and Prince William traveled to California after a tour of Canada. They arrived at LAX Airport on July 8, 2011. 03 of 19 Prince William and Kate Middleton. Steve Granitz/WireImage The first stop was Variety's Venture Capital and New Media Summit at The Beverly Hills Hilton hotel. The conference explored how U.K. innovation was on course to rival that of Silicon Valley. 04 of 19 Kate Middleton and Prince William. Chris Pizzello - Pool/Getty Kate and Prince William also attended a private reception at the British Consul-General's residence as part of their first day in California. 05 of 19 Kate Middleton and Prince William. Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty On July 9, the couple stepped out at the Santa Barbara Polo Club, where Prince William took part in a charity match. 06 of 19 Kate Middleton and Prince William. Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Prince William's team emerged victorious, and Kate proudly posed with the winners and their trophy. 07 of 19 Prince William and Kate Middleton. Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty From the polo field to the red carpet! That evening, the royal couple got all dressed up for a BAFTA Reception at the Belasco Theatre. 08 of 19 Prince William and Kate Middleton. Julian Parker/UK Press via Getty Kate and Prince William showed off their creative side during a July 10 visit to an inner city arts project for youth in Los Angeles. 09 of 19 Kate Middleton and Reese Witherspoon. Chris Jackson - Pool/Getty No trip to California is complete without a few celebrity encounters, right? Kate met Reese Witherspoon during a reception to mark the launch of Tusk Trust's U.S. Patron's Circle. 10 of 19 Prince William and Kate Middleton. MARIO ANZUONI/AFP via Getty The couple ended their California visit by helping to prepare care packages for military children at the the Mission Serve: Hiring Our Heroes event. 11 of 19 Chirlane McCray and Kate Middleton. Neilson Barnard/Getty Kate and Prince William returned to the U.S. in December 2014, this time for a winter visit to New York City. Kate teamed up with former Mayor Bill de Blasio's wife Chirlane McCray for a visit to the Northside Center for Child Development. 12 of 19 Hillary Clinton, Prince William and Kate Middleton. Samir Hussein/WireImage At a conservation reception at British Consul General's Residence, Kate and Prince William met Hillary Clinton as well as her daughter, Chelsea Clinton. 13 of 19 Kate Middleton and Prince William. James Devaney/WireImage On Dec. 8, the couple enjoyed popcorn at a Brooklyn Nets game, where they had courtside seats. 14 of 19 Prince William, Kate Middleton and LeBron James. Tim Rooke - Pool/Getty Ahead of the game, the couple met with LeBron James — and were even gifted with a basketball jersey for their son, Prince George! 15 of 19 Beyonce, Kate Middleton and JAY-Z. Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Perhaps the highlight of the evening was when Kate and Prince William met JAY-Z and Beyoncé during the game. 16 of 19 Prince William and Kate Middleton. XPX/Star Max/GC Images On Dec. 9, Prince William and Kate paid a visit to the National September 11 Memorial. 17 of 19 Prince William and Kate Middleton. Samir Hussein/Pool/WireImage The couple also toured the September 11 Museum, remembering the lives lost during the terrorist attack. 18 of 19 Kate Middleton and Prince William. Ian Vogler - Pool/Getty At The Door, which provides services to disadvantaged young people, they watched a performance and joined in on an art class. 19 of 19 Prince William and Kate Middleton during their 2014 visit to New York City. Paul Edwards - Pool/Getty Kate and Prince William ended their New York City trip in style, with a dinner at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The event was the 600th Anniversary Gala Benefit for the couple's alma mater, the University of St. Andrew's in Scotland.