16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Stoke-on-Trent
Fly:  18​h
1
New York City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
5
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
7
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  21​h 15​min
8
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
9
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Bridgetown, Barbados

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Mon), wander the streets of Fifth Avenue and then take a stroll through Times Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City trip tool .

Stoke-on-Trent, UK to New York City is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Stoke-on-Trent to New York City is minus 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Stoke-on-Trent in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

1
night
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 28th (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and then hunt for treasures at Eastern Market.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip site .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Washington DC

Nature Parks Shopping
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Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
Eastern Market ©
Eastern Market
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, get to know the fascinating history of Mount Adams, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Findlay Market, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Urban Artifact.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cincinnati tour itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Washington DC to Cincinnati in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Cincinnati is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Fun & Games Casinos Neighborhoods
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JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino
Mount Adams ©
Mount Adams
Findlay Market ©
Findlay Market

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, then don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail, and then take in the waterfront at Chicago Lakefront.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip tool .

Getting from Cincinnati to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Chicago

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, then learn more about the world around you at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, then try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Hampson Museum State Park, browse for treasures at Covington's Historic Square, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Memphis day trip site .

You can fly from Chicago to Memphis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in August, with highs in Memphis at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Shopping Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Covington's Historic Square, Horseshoe Tunica, Hampson Archeological Museum State Park
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Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid ©
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
Covington's Historic Square ©
Covington's Historic Square

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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 3rd (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, wander the streets of Royal Street, then stroll around Woldenberg Park, and finally wander the streets of Garden District.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Memphis to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Frenchmen Street ©
Frenchmen Street
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

2
nights
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.
On the 4th (Wed), explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, then see the interesting displays at Spanish Governor's Palace, and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): examine the collection at The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Gardens, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pearl Brewery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Antonio day trip app .

You can fly from New Orleans to San Antonio in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in San Antonio to be a bit cooler, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Pearl Brewery ©
Pearl Brewery

1
night
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 7th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool .

Fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 8th (Sun), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Union Square, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit cooler, around 17°C, while days are colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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