18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  11​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Key West
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Islamorada
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Key Largo
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
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.
On the 12th (Mon), stop by American Girl Place - New York and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, enjoy breathtaking views from One World Trade Center, and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New York City is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
American Girl Place New York ©
American Girl Place New York
Economy Candy ©
Economy Candy

6
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Fort Zachary Taylor. Do your shopping at Alan S Maltz Gallery and Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppe. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, explore and take pictures at The Overseas Highway, look for gifts at Uva Wine Shop & Bar, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Key West vacation planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Peppers of Key West ©
Peppers of Key West
SunShine Scooters ©
SunShine Scooters

3
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin Research Center and Robbie's of Islamorada. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Road Gallery and Lobster Trap Art Gift Shop and Gallery. There's still lots to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Beer Company Brewery and Tasting Room, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Morada, and shop like a local with Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Islamorada itinerary planner.

You can drive from Key West to Islamorada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin Research Center
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Parasailing & Paragliding
Lobster Trap Art Gallery ©
Lobster Trap Art Gallery

2
nights
Key Largo

Key Largo ©
The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the majestic nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, stop by Shell World, and then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiegel Grove and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Key Largo travel itinerary planner.

Key Largo is just a stone's throw from Islamorada. August in Key Largo sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Key Largo

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Spiegel Grove ©
Spiegel Grove
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Houston travel planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Key Largo to Houston takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Key Largo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Houston

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Rice Village Shops ©
Rice Village Shops

2
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.
Attractions like M&M'S World Las Vegas and Madame Tussauds Las Vegas make great kid-friendly stops. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Hoover Dam Bypass, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and take in a show at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder.

Getting from Houston to Las Vegas by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In August in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars

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