15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
6
Lihue, Kauai
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 15​min
7
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC journey maker app .

Manchester, UK to Washington DC is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, bus, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Washington DC. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Lincoln Memorial ©
Lincoln Memorial

3
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 24th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and then contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in New Orleans hover around 16°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Titanic and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, and finally examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online road trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 4°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Titanic ©
Titanic

1
night
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.
For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
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.
On the 30th (Sun), stroll through Waikiki Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lanikai Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lanikai Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

1
night
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue ©
Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Shipwreck Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Poipu Beach Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Spouting Horn.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lihue trip maker app .

Getting from Honolulu to Lihue by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lihue are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Poipu
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Shipwreck Beach ©
Shipwreck Beach
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

3
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Take a break from the city and head to Wailea Beach and Zipline. Explore hidden gems such as Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Ho'okipa Beach Park. Take a break from Kihei with a short trip to Lahaina Front Street in Lahaina, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Kamaole Beach Park II, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamaole Beach Park III.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kihei online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Lihue to Kihei takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Kihei are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lahaina Front Street, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kamaole Beach Park II ©
Kamaole Beach Park II
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

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