16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  4​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
Dallas
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 30​min
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, tour the pleasant surroundings at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Seattle trip maker tool .

Manchester, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in July, with highs in Seattle at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

3
nights
San Francisco

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: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 13th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and trek along Rim Trail.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

few
hours
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dallas World Aquarium and then admire all the interesting features of AT&T Stadium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dallas day trip planning website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Dallas: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Dallas

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

AT&T Stadium
Highlights from your plan
Dallas World Aquarium ©
Dallas World Aquarium
AT&T Stadium ©
AT&T Stadium

2
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Dallas to New York City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to New York City. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dallas in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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