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
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Saint Louis
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Lynchburg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Little Rock
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 30​min
7
Branson
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Springfield
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

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nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cincinnati trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Cincinnati is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in April: highs in Cincinnati hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cincinnati Nature Center, Jungle Jim's International Market
Highlights from your plan
Cincinnati Nature Center ©
Cincinnati Nature Center
Jungle Jim's International Market ©
Jungle Jim's International Market

few
hours
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Plan a trip to Saint Louis easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Cincinnati to Saint Louis by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Cincinnati to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Saint Louis are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

1
night
Nashville

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 2nd (Wed), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting and then get engrossed in the history at Lotz House Museum.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip planner .

Fly from Saint Louis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Nashville are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Beer Tastings & Tours

1
night
Lynchburg

Lynchburg
Lynchburg is a city in the south-central region of the U.S. For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lynchburg trip app .

You can drive from Nashville to Lynchburg in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Lynchburg are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off toMemphis.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): stop by Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc., then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and then contemplate the long history of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip builder website .

You can drive from Lynchburg to Memphis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Lynchburg in May, Memphis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Little Rock.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc. ©

1
night
Little Rock

Little Rock
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Little Rock trip planner .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Little Rock takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Little Rock, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 5th (Sat), you're off toBranson.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Museums Fun & Games

1
night
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at National Tiger Sanctuary.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Branson trip planner .

You can take a bus from Little Rock to Branson in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Springfield.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

National Tiger Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary

1
night
Springfield

Springfield
Springfield is the third-largest city in the state of Missouri and the county seat of Greene County. To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Springfield trip website .

Traveling by car from Branson to Springfield takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Springfield can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks Museums Outdoors

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dallas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Springfield to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Springfield in May, expect Dallas to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 21°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

3
nights
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.
On the 9th (Wed), trek along South Kaibab Trail, then stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in a show at Hopi House and then hike along Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Dallas, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 11th (Fri), browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Barneys New York, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Sun), examine the collection at Musee Mecanique and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Union Square, then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco vacation planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, San Francisco is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique

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