32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
8
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + subway + train:  5​h 30​min
9
Harpers Ferry
— Few hours
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

5
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or The Strand Bookstore. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Central Park, shop like a local with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, stop by Housing Works Used Book Cafe, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online visit planner .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in New York City at 35°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

#Shopping, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Escape the urban bustle at Bahia Honda State Park and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Get some cultural insight at Fort Zachary Taylor and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. Explore Key West's surroundings by going to Marathon (Sombrero Beach & Crane Point Museum & Nature Center), National Key Deer Refuge (in Big Pine Key) and Anne's Beach (in Islamorada). There's lots more to do: take a tour by water with Fun In The Sun Key West, stop by Tucker's Provisions, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Key West holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Big Pine Key, Marathon, Anne's Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fun In The Sun Key West ©
Fun In The Sun Key West

2
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The National WWII Museum and Royal Street. Head to Faulkner House Books and Louisiana Music Factoryfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to French Quarter, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and get in on the family fun at Carousel Gardens.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans road trip planner .

You can fly from Key West to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to New Orleans. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Key West in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

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

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Shop till you drop at Central Market and Waterloo Records. Get some cultural insight at Texas State Capitol and Bullock Texas State History Museum. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, and don't miss a visit to Mount Bonnell.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Austin trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from New Orleans to Austin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Austin: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Barton Creek Greenbelt ©
Barton Creek Greenbelt
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

3
nights
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.
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park and The Alamo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting The San Antonio River Walk and Natural Bridge Caverns will get you outdoors. Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Antonio. There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Tower of the Americas, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Antonio day trip site .

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 20th (Sat), see the interesting displays at City Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Sachs Butterfly House, relax in the rural setting at Grant's Farm, and then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint Louis journey builder app .

Getting from San Antonio to Saint Louis by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Antonio in July: high temperatures in Saint Louis hover around 37°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Sachs Butterfly House ©
Sachs Butterfly House
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get outdoors at Silver Beach County Park and Lincoln Park Zoo. Get a sense of the local culture at The Art Institute of Chicago and The Magnificent Mile. Change things up with a short trip to Whihala Beach Co Park in Whiting (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner .

Fly from Saint Louis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Saint Louis in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Chicago, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Silver Beach County Park, Whihala Beach Co Park
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get outdoors at Roaring Fork and Mount LeConte. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Noah Bud Ogle Cabin and Fowler's Clay Works. Get out of town with these interesting Gatlinburg side-trips: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove, Clingmans Dome, & more) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Spruce Flats Falls, make a trip to Elkmont Ghost Town, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimneys Picnic Area.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

few
hours
Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and then look for gifts at True Treats Historic Candy.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Harpers Ferry road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Gatlinburg to Harpers Ferry takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, subway, and train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
True Treats Historic Candy ©
True Treats Historic Candy

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