16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Portland
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Austin
— 2 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Live Laugh Love Art.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Portland trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Portland is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Portland is minus 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in May, with highs in Portland at 24°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Live Laugh Love Art ©
Live Laugh Love Art
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

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, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in San Francisco sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite Falls and Vernal Fall. There's much more to do: hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and take some stellar pictures from Valley View.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 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 · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Austin

Austin ©

Live Music Capital of the World

Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): Head underground at Inner Space Cavern, then stroll through Mount Bonnell, and then immerse yourself in nature at Pedernales Falls State Park. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then hike along 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.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Austin trip builder.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Yosemite National Park to Austin in 52 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Austin, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 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 · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Inner Space Cavern ©
Inner Space Cavern
Jacob's Well Natural Area ©
Jacob's Well Natural Area
Mount Bonnell ©
Mount Bonnell

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: stop by Frenchmen Street, wander the streets of Royal Street, and then explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

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

You can fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Austin in June, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (33°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

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): go for a walk through Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve, then learn about winemaking at Butler Winery, and then identify plant and animal life at Cowles Bog. On the next day, tee off at Whittaker Woods Golf Club and then admire the majestic nature at Indiana Dunes State Park.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in June since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Indiana Dunes State Park ©
Indiana Dunes State Park
Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog

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