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 + train:  13​h 15​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
10
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
13
Keystone
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
14
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
15
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
16
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
17
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and then make a trip to Schoellkopf Power Station.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls tour planner.

Manchester, UK to Niagara Falls is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, expect nights in Niagara Falls to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Schoellkopf Power Station ©
Schoellkopf Power Station

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando travel app .

You can fly from Niagara Falls to Orlando in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
The Escape Game Orlando ©
The Escape Game Orlando

1
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Miami

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and finally see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Miami day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Miami sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Tours Fun & Games

Side Trip

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans sightseeing website .

You can fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Miami, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
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 14th (Thu), admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Antonio trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Antonio: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

Planning San Diego trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Antonio to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Antonio in May, with highs in San Diego at 25°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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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 16th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip website .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in May; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 36°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
On the 20th (Wed), hike along Bright Angel Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): don't miss a visit to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then stroll around Sandstone Tours, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley travel route planning site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect Monument Valley to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stroll through Presidential Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Keystone holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Keystone takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Monument Valley in May: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 17°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Presidential Trail ©
Presidential Trail

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 23rd (Sat), engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Keystone to Chicago is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Keystone in May; daily highs in Chicago reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
On the 24th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Sachs Butterfly House, then get your game on at Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis, then take in nature's colorful creations at Missouri Botanical Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saint Louis trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Saint Louis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Chicago, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Louis, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Sachs Butterfly House
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis ©
Top Notch Axe Throwing St. Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial.

Plan a Washington DC trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Saint Louis to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Washington DC is 1 hour. May in Washington DC sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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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: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City online road trip planner .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

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