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:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Austin
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
6
Sedona
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City holiday planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pigeon Forge: Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing) and Ramsey Cascades (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge route builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Pigeon Forge takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In August in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford, Sugarlands Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

3
nights
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.
Have a day of magic on the 27th (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Orlando trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Pigeon Forge to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Orlando, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio day trip app .

You can fly from Orlando to San Antonio in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to San Antonio. Traveling from Orlando in August, you will find days in San Antonio are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and then get your game on at The Escape Game Austin.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Austin road trip planner.

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Austin, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): trek along Broken Arrow Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Austin to Sedona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Austin in August, with highs in Sedona at 37°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail

3
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 4th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Sedona to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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