17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Detroit
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
5
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, make a trip to Lombard Street, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planner.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Manchester to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 25th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 27th (Mon), examine the collection at The Field Museum, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chicago road trip site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Detroit.

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
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

1
night
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Detroit RiverFront, explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and finally see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Belle Isle Park, get to know the resident critters at Detroit Zoo, then steep yourself in history at Motown Museum, and finally admire the striking features of GM Renaissance Center.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Detroit road trip planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Detroit in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Detroit. In July, daytime highs in Detroit are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Detroit

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Dearborn, Detroit Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Belle Isle Park ©
Belle Isle Park
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City vacation planner .

Fly from Detroit to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Detroit in July, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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