17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glasgow
Fly:  10​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Glasgow

4
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday tool .

Glasgow, UK to New York City is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Glasgow to New York City, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glasgow in July, you will find days in New York City are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

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

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: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and see the interesting displays at The Field Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chicago, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally snap pictures at John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. Keep things going the next day: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Edwin and Percy Warner Parks.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chicago in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nashville: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Nashville in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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