18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Cincinnati
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
Boston
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
London

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco custom trip planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf

3
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago vacation planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Chicago are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field

1
day
Cincinnati

Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 21st (Mon), stop by Batsakes Hat Shop and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Cincinnati takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to Cincinnati, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Cincinnati are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Batsakes Hat Shop

3
days
Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cincinnati to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cincinnati in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Washington DC, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art
The White House

4
days
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building

2
days
Boston

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden and then admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park. On your second day here, make a trip to Boston Public Library, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Boston vacation builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Boston, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden

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