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:  11​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  5​h 15​min
2
Miami
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
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, see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and have some family-friendly fun at Ragnarok Axe Throwing.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chicago trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Manchester, UK to Chicago is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in September: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale) and Sawgrass Mills (in Sunrise). There's lots more to do: have fun at Lock & Load Miami, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, take in the waterfront at Miami Beach Boardwalk, and admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Miami online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Miami takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect Miami to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Sawgrass Mills, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 15th (Sun) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 17th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Orlando vacation planner.

Getting from Miami to Orlando by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Orlando, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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