59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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59 days in United States Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  11​h
New York City
— 10 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
Charleston
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Nashville
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Chicago
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Phoenix
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
San Diego
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h
Manchester

10
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.
Fifth Avenue and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Gateway National Recreation in Sandy Hook, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City travel planner.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in January, New York City is a bit cooler at night with lows of -5°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial

6
days
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Popular historic sites such as Aiken-Rhett House and Middleton Place are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nathaniel Russell House and Lowcountry Walking Tours. Take a break from Charleston with a short trip to The Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach, steep yourself in history at Joseph Manigault House, admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, and get engrossed in the history at Fort Sumter National Monument.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston trip generator.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Charleston in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in January: high temperatures in Charleston hover around 19°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

The Center for Birds of Prey, Folly Beach Public Beach
Highlights from your plan
Aiken-Rhett House
Folly Beach Public Beach
The Center for Birds of Prey

5
days
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Do your shopping at Salon Ya Ya Hillsboro Village and Hatch Show Print. Get a sense of the local culture at Lotz House Museum and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Franklin (Winstead Hill Park & Carnton). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Franklin on Foot, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and stroll through Centennial Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Charleston to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Charleston to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charleston in January, things will get a bit cooler in Nashville: highs are around 11°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum
Franklin on Foot

7
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Millennium Park and Pleasant Home. Let the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago capture your imagination. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to Grand Mere State Park (in Stevensville) and Silver Beach County Park (in Saint Joseph). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile, admire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chicago vacation builder.

You can fly from Nashville to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nashville in January: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 0°C and lows are around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Oak Park, Grand Mere State Park, Silver Beach County Park
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Field Museum
Millennium Park

5
days
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital, and largest city, of the state of Arizona. You'll explore and learn at Musical Instrument Museum and Desert Botanical Garden. Take a break from the city and head to McDowell Sonoran Preserve and Camelback Mountain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phoenix: Scottsdale Quarter (in Scottsdale), Lake Pleasant Regional Park (in Morristown) and Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop (in Chandler). The adventure continues: push the limits with an extreme tour, look for gifts at Cerreta Candy Company, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and take in the awesome beauty at Piestewa Peak.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Phoenix in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In January, Phoenix is much warmer than Chicago - with highs of 24°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Cerreta Candy Company, Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden
Musical Instrument Museum
Lake Pleasant Regional Park

8
days
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.
We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad) and Encinitas (Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Moonlight Beach). There's still lots to do: stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and explore the stunning scenery at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Phoenix to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Phoenix in February, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Encinitas, Carlsbad State Beach, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum

9
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Cemetery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Getty Center The Publications and Griffith Observatory. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Farmers Market), Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Getty Center The Publications
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

7
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. You'll get in some beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Montara State Beach. Dedicate the 25th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Union Square, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in February, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Montara State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks

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