16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Birmingham
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Saint Louis
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: London

6
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, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, go for a walk through The High Line, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City online day trip planner .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. In June, New York City is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and then have fun at Rickwood Field Park. On your second day here, examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, stroll through Oak Mountain State Park, and then explore and take pictures at Regions Field.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Birmingham trip builder site .

Getting from New York City to Birmingham by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Birmingham, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Birmingham are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Birmingham

Trails Parks Nature

Side Trip

Oak Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
Oak Mountain State Park ©
Oak Mountain State Park
Rickwood Field Park ©
Rickwood Field Park
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum

2
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum and then take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at City Museum, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Saint Louis Zoo, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Louis road trip planner .

Fly from Birmingham to Saint Louis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saint Louis Zoo ©
Saint Louis Zoo
City Museum ©
City Museum
Grant's Farm ©
Grant's Farm

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo, and admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Chicago road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Chicago takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Saint Louis in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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

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