23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Springfield
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Joplin
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Tulsa
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Santa Fe
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
9
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
10
Holbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
13
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
14
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, then don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and finally admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner .

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in September, expect Chicago to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Springfield.

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
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): make a trip to Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Springfield trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of subway and flight from Chicago to Springfield in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Springfield sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Tue) before leaving for Saint Louis.

Things to do in Springfield

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials ©
Lincoln Tomb & War Memorials

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Saint Louis Art Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Saint Louis trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Springfield to Saint Louis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Joplin.

Things to do in Saint Louis

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

1
night
Joplin

Joplin
Joplin or is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Joplin holiday website .

Traveling by car from Saint Louis to Joplin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September in Joplin, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Joplin

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

few
hours
Tulsa

Tulsa ©
Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Gilcrease Museum, then don't miss a visit to Blue Whale of Catoosa, and then admire the masterpieces at Philbrook Museum of Art.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tulsa trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Joplin to Tulsa takes 2 hours. September in Tulsa sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Tulsa

#Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Blue Whale of Catoosa
Highlights from your plan
Philbrook Museum of Art ©
Philbrook Museum of Art
Blue Whale of Catoosa ©
Blue Whale of Catoosa
Gilcrease Museum ©
Gilcrease Museum

2
nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Tulsa to Oklahoma City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amarillo.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

#Museums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Osteology ©
Museum of Osteology
Myriad Botanical Gardens ©
Myriad Botanical Gardens

1
night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Amarillo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Amarillo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Amarillo

#Museums

Side Trip

Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West ©
Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

few
hours
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 22nd (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel.

Plan trip to Santa Fe with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Amarillo to Santa Fe takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Amarillo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Fe, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for gifts at Chocolate Dude.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Albuquerque sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Santa Fe to Albuquerque in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Fe in September since evenings lows in Albuquerque dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Albuquerque

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

1
night
Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Navajo County Historical Museum, delve into the lush surroundings at Rainbow Forest, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Petrified Forest National Park, and finally look for gifts at Painted Desert Indian Center.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Holbrook vacation planning app .

Drive from Albuquerque to Holbrook in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Albuquerque in September since evenings lows in Holbrook dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Holbrook

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Rainbow Forest
Highlights from your plan
Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park
Navajo County Historical Museum ©
Navajo County Historical Museum
Painted Desert Indian Center ©
Painted Desert Indian Center

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Flagstaff vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Holbrook to Flagstaff takes 1.5 hours. In September, Flagstaff is a bit cooler than Holbrook - with highs of 26°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Sedona
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planning site .

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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 29th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip 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 take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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