21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + shuttle:  14​h 15​min
1
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
4
Orange Beach
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
7
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then do a tasting at Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip planning tool .

London, UK to Monterey is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room ©

2
nights
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf, get to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo, and then do a tasting at Rusack Vineyards.

To find out how to plan a trip to Santa Barbara, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. While traveling from Monterey, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Rusack Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

2
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Austin (Texas State Capitol & The Escape Game Austin). There's still lots to do: trek along The San Antonio River Walk, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read San Antonio trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Santa Barbara to San Antonio in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Santa Barbara to San Antonio. Traveling from Santa Barbara in August, expect nights in San Antonio to be somewhat warmer, around 28°C, while days are much hotter, around 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Austin
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The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Orange Beach trip tool .

Getting from San Antonio to Orange Beach by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. While traveling from San Antonio, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Orange Beach, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg (about 1h 45 min away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip builder site .

Getting from Orange Beach to Washington DC by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orange Beach to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
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: walk around Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in New York City sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Plymouth Rock (in Plymouth), Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Auburn Cemetery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Boston trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Boston, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Sandwich, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Marginal Way Walkway, Plymouth Rock
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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