20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Savannah
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Miami
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New Orleans
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Seattle
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Chicago
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Savannah

— 2 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, steep yourself in history at Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, then get engrossed in the history at Old Fort Jackson, and finally steep yourself in history at Savannah Historic District. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Andrew Low House, admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple, then stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at American Prohibition Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savannah travel itinerary planner.

Boston to Savannah is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in June; daily highs in Savannah reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Miami

— 3 nights

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): wander the streets of Wynwood and then browse the exhibits of Miami Design District. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Bayside Marketplace, then explore the world behind art at Perez Art Museum Miami, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami day trip website.

Getting from Savannah to Miami by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Adventure

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New Orleans

— 3 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some cultural insight at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Garden District. Whitney Plantation and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at Escape My Room New Orleans, look for gifts at Boutique du Vampyre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miami in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally look for gifts at The Last Bookstore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, and then admire the masterpieces at The Broad.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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.
Let the collections at Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight capture your imagination. LeMay - America's Car Museum and Pike Place Market are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: stroll through Alki Beach, stroll around Kerry Park, stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip maker tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Chicago

— 3 nights

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 16th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, then walk around Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally take a stroll through The Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Chicago Cultural Center, then admire the masterpieces at Richard H. Driehaus Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Lincoln Park.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chicago travel route builder app.

You can fly from Seattle to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Chicago. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Seattle in July since evenings lows in Chicago dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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United States travel guide

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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.