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:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
San Antonio
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
6
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester


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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Twin Peaks and Alcatraz Island for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Exploratorium, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and wander the streets of SoMa.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online travel planner .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Manchester to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Visiting Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, and don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
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.
On the 26th (Mon), take in the history at Mission San Jose, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The San Antonio River Walk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to South Padre Island.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

1
night
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
On the 27th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., then identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to South Padre Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Antonio in August, plan for slightly colder days in South Padre Island, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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.
Visit Ormond Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach for some beach relaxation. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Room Escape Games. When in Orlando, make a side trip to see Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum in Ponce Inlet, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando route tool .

You can fly from South Padre Island to Orlando in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Orlando are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Fishing Charters & Tours, Ormond Beach, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

2
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.
On the 31st (Sat), take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of National Mall. On the next day, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip tool .

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, Washington DC is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
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Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Mall ©
National Mall
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

6
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Met Cloisters and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Washington Square Park. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Central Park, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, wander the streets of Greenwich Village, and explore the world behind art at Frick Collection.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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