22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Springfield
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester


4
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.
Gateway National Recreation and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Patrick's Cathedral and Ellis Island. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary website .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to New York City. In March, daytime highs in New York City are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): witness the site of a historic battle at Valley Forge National Historical Park, then steep yourself in history at Elfreth's Alley, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, and finally pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, take a stroll through Society Hill, contemplate the long history of Powel House, then contemplate the long history of Washington Square Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Pennsylvania Hospital.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia vacation builder website .

You can take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valley Forge National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Powel House ©
Powel House
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Elfreth's Alley ©
Elfreth's Alley

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in March; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 5°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

1
night
Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
Planning Springfield trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Springfield in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Springfield is minus 1 hour. In March, Springfield is somewhat warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 12°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Springfield

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Memorial Garden ©
Lincoln Memorial Garden

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get your game on at Black Hills Maze and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel in the Hills.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rapid City trip tool .

Getting from Springfield to Rapid City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Springfield to Rapid City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Springfield in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rapid City, with lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Black Hills Maze ©
Black Hills Maze
Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the natural beauty of Black Sand Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, and then contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Rapid City to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Rapid City in March, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 3°C and lows about -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Wildlife Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online journey planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Toroweap Point and Hermit's Rest are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. On the 30th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Rim Trail, delve into the distant past at Tusayan Museum, and take in breathtaking views at Moran Point.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
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.
The Strip and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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