10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Memphis
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
6
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Space Needle and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seattle online attractions planner .

Manchester, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Seattle reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally hike along Panorama Trail.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
day
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 5th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then test your team's savvy at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to New Orleans in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
day
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to Graceland and then steep yourself in history at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Memphis itinerary planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Memphis in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Memphis, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 7th (Sat), explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Chicago trip simple and quick.

Fly from Memphis to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Chicago is a bit cooler than Memphis - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

1
night
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 8th (Sun): browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in New York City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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