15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  11​h
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
Manchester

5
days
New York City

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island will appeal to museum buffs. Fifth Avenue and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning site

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in September, with highs in New York City at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago day trip planner

Getting from New York City to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

2
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On the next day, try to win big at The Venetian, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas travel itinerary planner

You can fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. In September, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in San Francisco are cooler (27°C), and nights are slightly colder (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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