22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly + taxi + train:  5​h 30​min
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
London

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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, and admire the striking features of Grand central terminal.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in New York City at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
day
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 20th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Fairmount Water Works, then explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, and finally steep yourself in history at Independence Hall.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Philadelphia road trip planning site

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Fairmount Water Works ©
Fairmount Water Works

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally ponder the world of politics at The White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC online route planner

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
The White House ©
The White House

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): catch all the local highlights with One Niagara Welcome Center and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls day trip planning app

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in September, things will get a bit cooler in Niagara Falls: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
One Niagara Welcome Center ©
One Niagara Welcome Center

2
days
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip planner

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Niagara Falls to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from Niagara Falls in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 37°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

3
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and wander the streets of French Quarter.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary builder tool

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in September: highs in New Orleans hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

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
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
day
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of The Alamo and then trek along The San Antonio River Walk.

Plan my trip to San Antonio with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from New Orleans to San Antonio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you will find days in San Antonio are somewhat warmer (40°C), and nights are a bit cooler (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Antonio

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo
The Alamo

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary maker app

Fly from San Antonio to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from San Antonio, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Glasshouse-Studio, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle online journey planner

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect Seattle to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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