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:  14​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Houston
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  3​h
3
Lafayette
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Concord
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Salem
— 1 day
train:  30​min
8
Boston
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
End: London

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip planner .

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Las Vegas is minus 8 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 47°C and lows are around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Head to LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch and Memorial City Mallfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Houston: Pearland Town Center (in Pearland), George Ranch Historical Park (in Richmond) and Flying Saucer (in Sugar Land). And it doesn't end there: play a few rounds at Hermann Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and explore and take pictures at Water Wall.

Discover how to plan a Houston trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Houston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Houston. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in Houston are little chillier (41°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Houston

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pearland Town Center, LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, Flying Saucer, George Ranch Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch ©
LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
George Ranch Historical Park ©
George Ranch Historical Park

3
nights
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Explore Lafayette's surroundings by going to Baton Rouge (Louisiana's Old State Capitol, USS Kidd, & more) and Coushatta Casino Resort (in Kinder). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Vermilionville, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, and buy something for everyone on your list at Acadiana Mall.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lafayette online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Houston to Lafayette in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Lafayette, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Lafayette

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baton Rouge, Coushatta Casino Resort
Highlights from your plan
Coushatta Casino Resort ©
Coushatta Casino Resort
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

Before you visit New Orleans, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Lafayette to New Orleans in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lafayette in August, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island will appeal to museum buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and SoHo. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, go for a walk through Central Park, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City visit planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in New York City, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Concord.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

few
hours
Concord

Concord
Concord is the capital city of the U.S. On the 8th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Canterbury Shaker Village and then try for a hole-in-one at Chucksters.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Concord trip builder tool .

Drive from New York City to Concord in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for little chillier nights in Concord, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salem.

Things to do in Concord

Fun & Games Museums Parks

1
day
Salem

Salem
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stop by Bewitched in Salem, then browse the exhibits of The House of the Seven Gables, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nahant Beach. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Derby Wharf Light Station, then contemplate the long history of Cogswell's Grant, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Crane Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Salem online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Concord to Salem by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Concord in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Salem. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Outdoors Tours

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 8th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, then stop by Brookline Booksmith, and then wander the streets of North End. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail and then make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston itinerary planner.

Boston is just a short distance from Salem. In August, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Brookline Booksmith ©
Brookline Booksmith

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