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:  14​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 29th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Portland tour itinerary maker site .

Manchester, UK to Portland is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Portland due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, expect Portland to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Horsetail Falls- Columbia River Gorge, Live Laugh Love Art, Officers' Row, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Live Laugh Love Art ©
Live Laugh Love Art
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 31st (Sun), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yosemite Falls and Glacier Point. Step out of the city life by going to Vernal Fall and Lower Yosemite Fall Trail. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

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Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 5th (Fri), Head underground at Inner Space Cavern, then get to know the fascinating history of Mount Bonnell, and then immerse yourself in nature at Pedernales Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sitagu Buddha Vihara, and finally trek along Jacob's Well Natural Area.

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You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Austin in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in Austin hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Inner Space Cavern, Jacob's Well Natural Area, Pedernales Falls State Park
Highlights from your plan
Inner Space Cavern ©
Inner Space Cavern
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Jacob's Well Natural Area ©
Jacob's Well Natural Area

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral. On the next day, hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street, get to know the fascinating history of Royal Street, then admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans road trip website .

Getting from Austin to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Austin, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

3
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 10th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve, then do a tasting at Butler Winery, and then trek along Cowles Bog. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): play a few rounds at Whittaker Woods Golf Club and then walk around Indiana Dunes State Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect cooler evenings in Chicago when traveling from New Orleans in June, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Chesterton, Whittaker Woods Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Indiana Dunes State Park ©
Indiana Dunes State Park
Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog

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