15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Train + Fly:  12​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  15​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Birmingham, UK to New York City is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Birmingham to New York City. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Birmingham in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

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
Times Square ©
Times Square

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.
On the 25th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): take a stroll through Royal Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Ursuline Convent Museum, then don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, and finally get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planning app .

Getting from New York City to New Orleans by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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 27th (Thu): shop like a local with The Strip, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

3
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 Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Playa Del Rey Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Malibu (Zuma Beach & Nicholas Canyon Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Exploratorium and Ferry Building Marketplace. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marshall’s Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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