13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Mon), don't miss a visit to Book Passage and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip app .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train 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. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago vacation planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Chicago by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

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.
On the 6th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Washington DC is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Washington DC when traveling from Chicago in June, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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: stroll around Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New York City holiday planning app .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (31°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

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