19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
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New York City
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Traverse City
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Asheville
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Orlando
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Key West
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San Antonio
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Las Vegas
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San Francisco
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Boston

— 1 night

Beantown

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Boston day trip website.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Boston. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Boston hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Boston in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Traverse City

— 1 night

Cherry Capital of the World

Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Traverse City driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Traverse City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Traverse City to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Traverse City

Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Trails

Asheville

— 1 day

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 5th (Thu), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Asheville trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Traverse City to Asheville in 8 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours
Highlights from your trip

Orlando

— 2 nights

Theme Park Capital of the World

For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Asheville to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Asheville in September: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 37°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Key West

— 2 nights

Conch Republic

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.
On the 8th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and then stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, then make a trip to Truman Little White House, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Key West journey planner.

Getting from Orlando to Key West by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in September since evenings lows in Key West dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Key West

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

San Antonio

— 1 day

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 10th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Alamo and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Antonio trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Key West to San Antonio takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West to San Antonio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Key West in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in San Antonio: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 26°C at night. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 11th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

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Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to Las Vegas. September in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and catch a live event at Oracle Park.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Michigan travel guide

4.7
Specialty Museums · Gift & Specialty Shops · State Parks
Great Lakes State
A state inextricably tied to its waterways, Michigan does water activities better than almost any other place in the country. Things to do in the state include numerous opportunities to swim, fish, sail, motorboat, and canoe. The country's only state to stretch over two peninsulas, Michigan features a long freshwater coastline. In a land of nearly 65,000 inland lakes and ponds, you can never be too far from a natural water source. Michigan's major claim to fame is its status as the center of the U.S. automotive industry, with the Detroit metropolitan area housing the country's three major car manufacturers. The city is also a major center of culture, the birthplace of the Motown Sound, and the home of several museums and other tourist attractions. Farther from the big urban centers, Michigan offers visitors a world of apple and cherry orchards, rustic villages, and picturesque vineyards.

North Carolina travel guide

4.4
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Zipline
The Tar Heel State
A top destination for a holiday in nature, North Carolina provides a seemingly endless variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain climbing, and skiing. While the state's rural regions offer a taste of traditional Appalachian music and culture, its increasingly diverse big cities feature modern skyscrapers, renowned museums, and historical neighborhoods perfect for sightseeing tours. The coastal region, famous for its year-round temperate climate, attracts millions of annual visitors, making North Carolina the sixth most-visited state in the country. Though it's hard to find a quiet time of year in coastal North Carolina, the state's inland areas retain many secluded corners where you can experience the laid-back Old South atmosphere.

Florida travel guide

4.4
Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Theme Parks
The Sunshine State
The “Sunshine State,” Florida became a favorite winter destination for the affluent crowd over a century ago. Today, the state attracts visitors from around the world with its golden beaches and modern theme parks. You can spend your entire vacation enjoying the state's highly developed seaside areas, but remember that some of Florida's best-kept secrets are in secluded locations. Visit the big cities and their comfortable resorts offering top-notch dining and nightlife, but leave some time to see the peninsula's swampy landscape, filled with wild creatures and native plants. Farther away from the tourist-packed urban areas, the untamed wetlands of Florida offer a selection of things to do, such as kayaking, boat rides, and numerous other outdoor activities.

Texas travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
The Lone Star State
Thanks to its size and geologic features, Texas contains diverse landscapes that closely resemble both the south and southwest of the United States. Though most people associate Texas with tracts of barren land, deserts cover only about 10 percent of the state, with most of its big population centers located in areas once covered by prairies, grasslands, and forests. As you travel from one end of Texas to the other, observe the changing terrain that ranges from coastal piney woods and swamps in the east to the mountains of the west, with rolling plains and rugged hills in the center. For a bit of urban sightseeing visit some of the state's large cities such as Houston, Dallas, or Austin, or immerse yourself in the nation's history by adding famous attractions like The Alamo to your itinerary. Take plenty of time to mingle with the locals, famous for their hospitality, generosity, and fiercely independent spirit.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.