20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h
1
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Puerto Vallarta

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Water Wall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Houston travel itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Houston is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Manchester to Houston. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Houston reach 39°C and lows reach 27°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Karbach Brewing ©
Karbach Brewing
Water Wall ©
Water Wall
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take a stroll through Magazine Street, then stop by Louisiana Music Factory, then take a stroll through Faubourg Marigny, and finally hunt for treasures at French Market. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Royal Street, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip builder.

You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Houston, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Faubourg Marigny ©
Faubourg Marigny
French Market ©
French Market

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Runyon Canyon Park, Rodeo Drive, Griffith Observatory, and other attractions you added. On the 10th (Sun), make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Rodeo Drive, then look for gifts at The Original Farmers Market, then browse the different shops at The Grove, and finally take in breathtaking views at Runyon Canyon Park.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
The Grove ©
The Grove
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market
Runyon Canyon Park ©
Runyon Canyon Park

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
You've now added Glacier Point to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip builder.

Drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. You will leave for Monterey on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Monterey trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for little chillier days in Monterey, with highs around 24°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Francisco Bay, Twin Peaks, Ghirardelli Square, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 16°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate National Recreation Area ©
Ghirardelli Square ©
Ghirardelli Square
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

6
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon Skywalk as well as Clark County Shooting Complex. Head to Forum Shops at Caesars Palace and Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywoodfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Caesars Palace and M&M'S World Las Vegas. There's still lots to do: try to win big at New York New York Casino.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 40°C and lows are around 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping

Side Trip

Grand Canyon Skywalk
Highlights from your plan
Caesars Palace ©
Caesars Palace
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars
Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood ©

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