18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Tampa
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Minneapolis
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h
London

5
days
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Step out of the city life by going to Saint Pete Beach and Crescent Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Treasure Island Beach and De Soto National Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampa: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Clearwater), Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs) and John's Pass Village and Boardwalk (in Madeira Beach). There's much more to do: cruise along Myakka River State Park, kick back and relax at Honeymoon Island State Park, trek along Weedon Island Preserve, and wander the streets of Ybor City.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tampa travel planner.

London, UK to Tampa is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Tampa. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Tampa reach 37°C and lows reach 27°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Treasure Island Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Weedon Island Preserve, De Soto National Memorial, Myakka River State Park
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Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Myakka River State Park ©
Myakka River State Park

4
days
Minneapolis

Minneapolis
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Get in touch with nature at Crex Meadows Wildlife Area and French Regional Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Eagle Center and Quarry Park and Nature Preserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Minneapolis: Cannon River Winery (in Cannon Falls), Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge (in Zimmerman) and Fawn Doe Rosa Wildlife Educational Park (in Saint Croix Falls). The adventure continues: browse the different shops at Mall of America and take in the dramatic scenery at Minnehaha Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Tampa to Minneapolis takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tampa in September, expect nights in Minneapolis to be cooler, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Mall of America, Cannon River Winery, Quarry Park and Nature Preserve, National Eagle Center, French Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
National Eagle Center
National Eagle Center
Mall of America ©
Mall of America
Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge

5
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.
Visiting Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to The Strip or Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. Venture out of the city with trips to Overton (Lost City Museum & Mouse's Tank) and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown, and browse the different shops at Dillard's: Fashion Show Mall.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation trip planner.

Fly from Minneapolis to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Minneapolis in September, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 40°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Overton, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
days
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 20th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then make a trip to Seattle Center, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally stop by Chukar Cherries. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, then look for gifts at Seattle Mystery Bookshop, and finally wander the streets of Pioneer Square.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Las Vegas to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Seattle to be a bit cooler, around 15°C, while days are cooler, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pioneer Square
Pioneer Square

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