36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  11​h
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  10​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h
Manchester

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Times Square and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center and then go for a walk through Central Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip generator.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in June, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to New Orleans. Traveling from New York City in June, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

4
days
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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Mesa Falls in Ashton--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and contemplate the long history of Fort Yellowstone Historic District.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from New Orleans to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mesa Falls
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Upper Falls ©
Upper Falls

4
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 23rd (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Lookout Studio, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Helicopter Tours
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 28th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are much warmer (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

5
days
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

6
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Pride Mountain Vineyards) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Marina District, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco custom trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Tours

Side Trips

St. Helena, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Wine Tours & Tastings
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

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