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 15​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): wander the streets of Pike Place Market and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and then don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary maker .

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 (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In June, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Visit Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of SoMa, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and shop like a local with Union Square.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online route builder .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then take a stroll through Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in New Orleans hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Triangle to see National Museum of the Marine Corps about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Newseum.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Washington DC by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) capture your imagination. 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and don't miss a visit to Central Park.

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You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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