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 15​min
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
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.
Freedom Trail and Buckman Tavern will appeal to history buffs. Head to Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Newbury Streetfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Orchard House (in Concord) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum, and explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boston trip builder website .

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buckman Tavern, Brookline Booksmith, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Get in touch with nature at Antietam National Battlefield and National Zoological Park. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in May: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Antietam National Battlefield, Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In May, Chicago is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Fourth Presbyterian Church ©
Fourth Presbyterian Church

3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Fort Worth Botanic Garden and Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and Fort Worth Zoo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dallas: Magnolia Market at the Silos (in Waco) and Dinosaur Valley State Park (in Glen Rose). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and take in panoramic vistas at Reunion Tower.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dallas sightseeing planner.

Fly from Chicago to Dallas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in May, with highs in Dallas at 33°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Glen Rose, Magnolia Market Silos
Highlights from your plan
Fort Worth Zoo ©
Fort Worth Zoo

3
nights
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 21st (Thu), learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then take a stroll through Royal Street, and then hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then stroll through Audubon Zoo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find out how to plan a trip to New Orleans, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Dallas to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Dallas in May, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get in touch with nature at Radnor Lake State Park and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. You'll explore and learn at Lotz House Museum and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Franklin (Franklin Glassblowing Studio & Gallery 202). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, ponder the world of politics at Tennessee State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Tennessee State Museum, and look for gifts at Brentwood Jewelery & Gifts.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Nashville to be little chillier, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Franklin, Brentwood Jewelry
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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