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
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, and look for gifts at The Strand Bookstore.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in April, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Eastern Market, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and finally stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online route planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

2
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.
On the 21st (Tue), take a stroll through Lincoln Road, then stroll through South Beach, then take a stroll through Ocean Drive, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): shop like a local with Aventura Mall and then stroll through Fort Lauderdale Beach.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read Miami online route planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: highs in Miami hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall

2
nights
Nashville

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 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, view the masterpieces at Gallery 202, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally take a stroll through Downtown Nashville. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally look for gifts at Carter Vintage Guitars.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nashville tour itinerary app .

You can fly from Miami to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Miami, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Nashville, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 25th (Sat), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, then contemplate the long history of Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. On your second day here, stroll through San Diego Zoo and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip builder tool .

You can fly from Nashville to San Diego in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to San Diego. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Nashville in April, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellers. We've included these beaches for you: Sonoma Coast State Beach and Baker Beach. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Modus Operandi Cellars in St. Helena--about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Marina District, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from San Diego to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Diego in April since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 12°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Modus Operandi Cellars, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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