18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Nantucket
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Newport
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Lubec
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Sankaty Head Lighthouse.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Nantucket trip planner .

London, UK to Nantucket is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Nantucket

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sankaty Head Lighthouse ©
Sankaty Head Lighthouse
Brant Point Lighthouse ©
Brant Point Lighthouse
Greater Light ©
Greater Light

2
nights
Newport

Newport ©
With coastline on the west, south, and east, Newport is a maritime city with a rich history.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Colony House, then admire all the interesting features of Ocean Drive Historic District, then see the interesting displays at The Breakers, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Cliff Walk. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church, steep yourself in history at Trinity Church, then enjoy the sea views from Beavertail Lighthouse and Park, and finally contemplate the long history of The Preservation Society of Newport County.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of ferry and car from Nantucket to Newport in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Newport are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lubec.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Walk ©
Cliff Walk
The Breakers ©
The Breakers
Ocean Drive Historic District ©
Ocean Drive Historic District

1
night
Lubec

Lubec ©
Lubec is a town in Washington County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at West Quoddy Head Light, then identify plant and animal life at Bog Brook Cove Preserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at McCurdy Smokehouse Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Cobscook Bay State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Roque Bluffs State Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lubec vacation planner .

You can drive from Newport to Lubec in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Newport in May, things will get little chillier in Lubec: highs are around 18°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Southwest Harbor.

Things to do in Lubec

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land, Cobscook Bay State Park, Roque Bluffs State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land ©
Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land
West Quoddy Head Light ©
West Quoddy Head Light
Bog Brook Cove Preserve ©
Bog Brook Cove Preserve

3
nights
Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Southwest Harbor ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Indian Point Blagden Preserve and Heart of Acadia Loop. Get outdoors at Jordan Cliffs Trail and Cadillac South Ridge Trail.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Southwest Harbor road trip planner.

Drive from Lubec to Southwest Harbor in 2.5 hours. May in Southwest Harbor sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Southwest Harbor

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Acadia National Park, Ship Harbor Nature Trail, Indian Point Blagden Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Beech Mountain Trail ©
Beech Mountain Trail

2
nights
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.
Visit Royal Street and Jackson Square for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Crosby Arboretum and Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Church and Gardens.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Southwest Harbor to New Orleans. Traveling from Southwest Harbor to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Southwest Harbor in June, plan for a bit warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 33°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

St. Joseph Church and Gardens, Crosby Arboretum, Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Titanic. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Mouse's Tank. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, and listen to music at Bellagio Fountains.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation builder tool .

Getting from New Orleans to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Overton
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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 8th (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): take a stroll through Union Square, take a stroll through SoMa, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco visit website .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. In June, San Francisco is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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