22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  11​h
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
Manchester

4
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.
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, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

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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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in May; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
days
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

2
days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 23rd (Wed), admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium. On your second day here, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago attractions planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect Chicago to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

2
days
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum and then stroll through New Orleans City Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in May, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
days
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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through SoMa, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions tool .

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. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 23°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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