60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
Kipahulu, Maui
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Wailea, Maui
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
Hanalei, Kauai
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Manchester

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Narwhal Yacht Charters. Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Trinity Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City online vacation planner .

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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

4
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.
French Quarter and Jackson Square will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Step out of New Orleans to go to Morgan City and see Lake End Park, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon Zoo, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and look for gifts at Faulkner House Books.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the New Orleans holiday planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake End Park
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

6
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Visiting Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park, stroll through Black's Beach, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Diego online travel route planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to San Diego in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to San Diego. Traveling from New Orleans in July, San Diego is slightly colder at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

6
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.
The Getty Center and El Pueblo de Los Angeles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Oak Canyon Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Haleiwa to see Waimea Bay about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, appreciate the views at Nuuanu Pali Lookout, get interesting insight from Tours, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of tram and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Honolulu is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Kipahulu.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

3
nights
Kipahulu, Maui

Kipahulu ©
Visiting Haleakala Crater and Pools at Ohe'o will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Hana Coast Gallery and Wananalua Congregational Church. Take a break from Kipahulu with a short trip to Kahanu Garden in Hana, about 34 minutes away. Spend the 28th (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kipahulu trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Honolulu to Kipahulu in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Wailea.

Things to do in Kipahulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Hana, Haleakala National Park, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Pools at Ohe'o ©
Pools at Ohe'o
Hana Coast Gallery ©
Hana Coast Gallery

4
nights
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. You'll get in some beach time at Wailea Beach and Kapalua Beach. Visit Kihei Baptist Chapel and Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Wailea: Maui Wine, Ulupalakua Vineyards (in Kula), Hot Island Glass (in Makawao) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Wailea vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kipahulu to Wailea takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Wailea

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Kihei, Maui Wine, Ulupalakua Vineyards, Hot Island Glass, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

2
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mokuaikaua Church, experience rural life at Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, and then immerse yourself in nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then explore the striking landscape of Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park.

Before you visit Kailua-Kona, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Wailea to Kailua-Kona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kailua-Kona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Hula Daddy Kona Coffee, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Na Pali Coast State Park and Waimea Canyon State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hanalei: Aunty Liliko'i (in Waimea), Poipu (Spouting Horn & Poipu Beach Park) and Eleele (Original Red Dirt Shirts & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, admire all the interesting features of Hanalei Valley Lookout, and take in nature's colorful creations at Limahuli Garden and Preserve.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hanalei road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kailua-Kona to Hanalei in 3.5 hours. August in Hanalei sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Hanalei

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Waimea, Eleele, Poipu, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

6
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Step out of Yosemite National Park to go to Bridgeport and see Bodie State Historic Park, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park itinerary builder site .

Getting from Hanalei to Yosemite National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Traveling from Hanalei to Yosemite National Park, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Hanalei in August, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Fort Funston National Park and Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach for some beach relaxation. Visit Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Nob Hill, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and wander the streets of SoMa.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get in touch with nature 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. Get out of town with these interesting Chicago side-trips: Elawa Farm (in Lake Forest) and Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, try to win big at Horseshoe Hammond, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and make a trip to Buckingham Fountain.

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Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Chicago takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Chicago is 2 hours. In August, Chicago is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Horseshoe Hammond, Elawa Farm, Silver Beach County Park, Little Red Schoolhouse
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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