16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Manchester


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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online road trip planner .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Manchester to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 18th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. And it doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Orlando day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Orlando takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in August: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portland.

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

1
night
Portland

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
On the 27th (Thu), cast your line with a fishing tour, trek along Spring Point Shoreway, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Allagash Brewery.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Portland route builder site .

Fly from New York City to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Portland at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bar Harbor.

Things to do in Portland

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

South Portland
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Allagash Brewing Company ©
Allagash Brewing Company

2
nights
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Seal Cove Auto Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Cadillac Mountain, and then trek along Champlain Mountain & Beehive Loop Trail.

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Drive from Portland to Bar Harbor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Cadillac Mountain ©
Cadillac Mountain

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