22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  4​h 45​min
5
Denver
— 1 night
+3
train + foot + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
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, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the New York City tour builder .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in June, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

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

2
nights
Washington DC

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at White House, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

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Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
White House ©
White House

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then make a trip to Third Street Art Alley, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls day trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in July; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally make a trip to Buckingham Fountain. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago holiday maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Denver road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Chicago to Denver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in July, plan for little chillier nights in Denver, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 10th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Lewis Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Do a combination of train, flight, and car from Denver to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Traveling from Denver in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (26°C), and nights are colder (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

few
hours
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then get great views at Inspiration Point, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and car from Los Angeles to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Bryce Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Bryce Canyon National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

2
nights
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 15th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore and take pictures at Hoover Dam.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 47°C and lows are around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco tour site .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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