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:  11​h 15​min
1
Salem
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Houston
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
4
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Austin
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 15​min
6
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bewitched After Dark Walking Tours of Salem, Salem Witch Trials Memorial and Hocus Pocus Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Salem: Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House (in Gloucester), 1634 Meadery (in Ipswich) and Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House (in Concord). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Peabody Essex Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Witch Pix, contemplate the long history of The House of the Seven Gables, and get engrossed in the history at Salem Witch Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salem sightseeing planner .

Manchester, UK to Salem is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Salem, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, things will get a bit warmer in Salem: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. You'll set off for Nashville on the 5th (Wed).

Things to do in Salem

Museums Tours Nightlife

Side Trips

Buckman Tavern, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, 1634 Meadery, Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House
Highlights from your plan
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum
Hocus Pocus Tours ©
Hocus Pocus Tours

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.
You've now added Frenchmen Street to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): wander the streets of Frenchmen Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and then admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around New Orleans City Park, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New Orleans road trip app .

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Nashville, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Space Center Houston.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Houston road trip planning app .

You can fly from New Orleans to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Houston to be little chillier, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
You've now added Six Flags Fiesta Texas to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at The San Antonio River Walk. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of The Guenther House Museum and then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio online visit planner .

Traveling by bus from Houston to San Antonio takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in San Antonio sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas

2
nights
Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 10th (Mon), trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Austin tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Austin sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stroll around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then make a trip to Grassy Knoll. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza, and then examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas trip builder tool .

You can take a bus from Austin to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Change things up with a short trip to Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway in Park City (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, take in nature's colorful creations at Temple Square, and get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

Before you visit Salt Lake City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Dallas to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Salt Lake City. Traveling from Dallas in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Salt Lake City. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

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