23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Salem
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Austin
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for gifts at Fished Impressions and then take in the waterfront activity at Pickering Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Salem Maritime National Historic Site, then examine the collection at Peabody Essex Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Salem trip planning site .

Manchester, UK to Salem is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: high temperatures in Salem hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Marginal Way Walkway, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Peabody Essex Museum ©
Peabody Essex Museum

3
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, historic sites, fun & games, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip maker site .

Fly from Salem to Nashville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salem to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salem in August, expect Nashville to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, make a trip to French Quarter, and take a stroll through Garden District.

To find out how to plan a trip to New Orleans, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Nashville to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Nashville in August, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Mon), examine the collection at Space Center Houston, then get your game on at Escape Hunt, and then don't miss a visit to The Heights Theater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, then examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then examine the collection at Houston Museum District.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Houston trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 12th (Wed), have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Austin, then look for gifts at Waterloo Records, then contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and finally trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, catch a live event at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, and then ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Austin trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dallas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, then see the interesting displays at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, then admire the masterpieces at Kimbell Art Museum, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by bus from Austin to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Dallas sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Top O'Hill Terrace, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 16th (Sun), cruise along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, then take in the exciting artwork at Fatali Gallery, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon. On your second day here, hike along Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol, and finally hike along The Living Room Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Dallas to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in August, Salt Lake City is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the activities along Deschutes River, stroll around Sam Johnson Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Smith Rock State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): stroll around Drake Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest, and then admire all the interesting features of McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Bend journey builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Bend takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Bend due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in August; daily highs in Bend reach 34°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Redmond, McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop
Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Deschutes River ©
Deschutes River
Deschutes National  Forest ©
Deschutes National Forest

3
nights
Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Step out of Portland to go to Bridal Veil and see Multnomah Falls, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: stop by Powell's City of Books, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, stroll around George Rogers Park, and hunt for treasures at Portland Saturday Market.

You can plan Portland trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Bend to Portland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in August, Portland is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trips

George Rogers Park, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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