19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: London

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Do some cultural sightseeing at LeMay - America's Car Museum and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Snoqualmie Falls and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Point Defiance Park (in Tacoma) and Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island). Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and get engrossed in the history at Museum of History & Industry.

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London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Tacoma, Snoqualmie Falls, Bloedel Reserve
Highlights from your plan
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Crocker Art Museum and Golden State Model Railroad Museum. Get some cultural insight at VJB Cellars and Golden Gate Bridge. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: California State Railroad Museum (in Sacramento), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip site .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sacramento, VJB Cellars, Marin Headlands, Golden State Model Railroad Museum, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and The Broad. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and California Science Center will appeal to museum buffs. Pack the 21st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
The Broad ©
The Broad

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Escape the urban bustle at Lakefront Trail and Kayaking & Canoeing. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Richard H. Driehaus Museum and Chicago Riverwalk. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and make a trip to Chicago Skyline.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago online travel planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago due to the time zone difference. July in Chicago sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Richard H. Driehaus Museum ©
Richard H. Driehaus Museum
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail

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