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:  10​h 45​min
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
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City online road trip planner .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Manchester to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, New York City is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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 ©
American Museum of Natural History

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 17th (Thu), look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Jackson Square, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Chalmette National Historical Park, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in October, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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.
On the 19th (Sat), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

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Fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 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. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be slightly colder, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Oak Canyon Nature Center, then contemplate the long history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online vacation planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Oak Canyon Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): stroll through China Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Marshall’s Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Popular historic sites such as Lone Star Geyser and Uncle Tom's Trail are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Yellowstone National Park and Artist Point. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in October, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 9°C and lows about -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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