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:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
4
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
7
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
8
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
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, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City journey maker website .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in October; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

1
night
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 31st (Thu), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting and then have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Nashville. Expect little chillier evenings in Nashville when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Grand Canyon National Park. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and finally get great views at Powell Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nashville in November, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 14°C and lows at -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle day trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Seattle in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally examine the collection at SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco planning website .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in November; daily highs in San Francisco reach 20°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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.
On the 6th (Wed), make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip maker .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
New Orleans

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.
On the 8th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then stroll through New Orleans City Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New Orleans road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to New Orleans takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to New Orleans is 2 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, you will find days in New Orleans are somewhat warmer (19°C), and nights are much hotter (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then admire the striking features of Trinity Church. Keep things going the next day: stroll the grounds of Mount Auburn Cemetery, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, then get advice or help at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and finally pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Boston tour itinerary maker site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Boston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Boston is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Orleans in November: highs in Boston hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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