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:  10​h 45​min
1
Detroit
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Orlando
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
11
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Rochester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Watkins Glen
— 1 night
+2
Fly + bus + subway:  4​h 15​min
14
Washington DC
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
15
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
16
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

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Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Detroit online route planner .

London, UK to Detroit is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Detroit, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in Detroit at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums

Side Trip

The Henry Ford
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 14th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Detroit to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Chicago are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Jefferson Memorial Forest, explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, and then identify plant and animal life at Hidden Hill.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Louisville trip maker site .

Fly from Chicago to Louisville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Louisville is 1 hour. September in Louisville sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Jefferson Memorial Forest, Hidden Hill
Highlights from your plan
Jefferson Memorial Forest ©
Jefferson Memorial Forest
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Carter House, witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Moss-Wright Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Louisville to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Franklin, Moss-Wright Park
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Carter House ©
Carter House

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio and then examine the collection at Graceland.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Nashville in September, Memphis is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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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.
On the 18th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then take a stroll through Garden District, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by car from Memphis to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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Orlando

Orlando ©
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 19th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, then get in on the family fun at Disney's Animal Kingdom, and then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Orlando road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you will find days in Orlando are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are little chillier (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando

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Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Savannah trip planner .

Drive from Orlando to Savannah in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Savannah, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston travel planner.

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Charleston sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim ©
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim

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Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at New South Brewing.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Myrtle Beach sightseeing planner.

Drive from Charleston to Myrtle Beach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Myrtle Beach, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll the grounds of Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation, then see the interesting displays at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Myrtle Beach to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, Niagara Falls is slightly colder than Myrtle Beach - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rochester.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation ©

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Rochester

Rochester ©
Blending big-city culture with small-town charm, Rochester sits on the southern shore of Lake Ontario.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Genesee Country Village & Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Corbett's Glen Nature Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rochester journey planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Rochester in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Watkins Glen.

Things to do in Rochester

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Genesee Country Village & Museum, Corbett's Glen Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Genesee Country Village & Museum ©
Genesee Country Village & Museum
Corbett's Glen Nature Park ©
Corbett's Glen Nature Park

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Watkins Glen

Watkins Glen ©
Watkins Glen is a village in Schuyler County, New York, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, then do a tasting at McGregor Vineyard, then do a tasting at Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard, and finally learn about winemaking at Silver Springs Winery L.L.C..

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Watkins Glen trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rochester to Watkins Glen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Watkins Glen are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Watkins Glen

Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Dundee, Silver Springs Winery L.L.C., Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Highlights from your plan
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C. ©
Silver Springs Winery L.L.C.
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum ©
Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard ©
Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway from Watkins Glen to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Watkins Glen - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia online day trip planner .

You can take a train from Washington DC to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
Highlights from your plan
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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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 28th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, then wander the streets of Times Square, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through Central Park and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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