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:  14​h 45​min
1
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Austin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Mountain Home
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 45​min
5
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Manchester

3
nights
New Orleans

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.
Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at French Quarter and Jackson Square. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell, approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, take a stroll through Royal Street, and get to know the fascinating history of Bourbon Street.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planning app .

Manchester, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In January, New Orleans is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 17°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with South Congress Avenue, then snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and finally steep yourself in history at The Driskill. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, take an in-depth tour of LBJ Presidential Library, then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, and finally take a stroll through 6th Street.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Austin journey maker website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Austin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Austin when traveling from New Orleans in January, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Driskill ©
The Driskill

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of King William Historic District, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and finally admire the architecture and history at Mission San Juan. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Buckhorn Saloon and Texas Ranger Museum, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then wander the streets of Southtown, and finally contemplate the long history of La Villita Historic Arts Village.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in San Antonio are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mountain Home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Juan ©
Mission San Juan

2
nights
Mountain Home

Mountain Home ©
On the 14th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve and then admire the majestic nature at Lost Maples State Natural Area.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mountain Home trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Mountain Home takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from San Antonio in January, expect little chillier with lows of 0°C in Mountain Home. On the 15th (Wed), you're off toPhoenix.

Things to do in Mountain Home

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lost Maples State Natural Area, Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Lost Maples State Natural Area ©
Lost Maples State Natural Area
Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve ©

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 16th (Thu), take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale, then take in the history at Old Adobe Mission, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mountain Home to Phoenix. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Mountain Home in January, expect Phoenix to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Old Adobe Mission ©
Old Adobe Mission
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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.
On the 17th (Fri), examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally make a trip to Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, then wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, and finally admire the majestic nature at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spring Mountains Visitor Center.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in January, with lows around 5°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum and then trek along Rim Trail.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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