12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Manila, Luzon

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): make a trip to Times Square, then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Copenhagen in May, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site and Centennial Olympic Park. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mall of Georgia and Lenox Square. There's lots more to do: stop by Krog Street Market, see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, get in on the family fun at SkyView Atlanta, and admire the striking features of The Fox Theatre.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Atlanta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in Atlanta reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mall of Georgia
Highlights from your plan
Lenox Square ©
Lenox Square
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then wander the streets of Royal Street, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Fly from Atlanta to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Atlanta, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 8th (Tue), browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online itinerary creator.

You can fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in May, San Francisco is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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