23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
8
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  21​h 45​min
End: Bristol


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3
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cupsogue Beach County Park and Island Beach State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Ponquogue Beach and Historic Huguenot Street. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (in Sleepy Hollow), Locust Grove Estate (in Poughkeepsie) and Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Sunnyside.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City journey planner .

Bristol, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in New York City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Locust Grove Estate, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Ocean Grove Beach, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Sunnyside
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Sleepy Hollow Cemetery ©
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Historic Huguenot Street ©
Historic Huguenot Street

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse and Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Visit Chatham Manor and The Rising Sun Tavern for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Quiet Waters Park (in Annapolis), Fredericksburg (Mary Washington House, Old Town, & more) and Ferry Park (in Rock Hall). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse, Ferry Park, Quiet Waters Park, George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Upper Room Chapel & Christian Museum, stroll the grounds of Mt. Olivet Cemetery, then have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, then take in the views from John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, and finally see the interesting displays at Patsy Cline Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Nashville. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
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BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
Upper Room ©
Upper Room
Mt. Olivet Cemetery ©
Mt. Olivet Cemetery

2
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.
On the 24th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Evergreen Plantation, contemplate the long history of Destrehan Plantation, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake Lawn Metairie, then sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and finally examine the collection at Whitney Plantation.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read New Orleans online trip builder .

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. Traveling from Nashville in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games

Side Trips

Destrehan Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Evergreen Plantation, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Plantation ©
Evergreen Plantation
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie

1
night
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 26th (Thu): make a trip to Artist Point, then get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, then take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin and then look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from New Orleans to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from New Orleans in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

2
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Yaki Point, don't miss a visit to Point Sublime, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, flight, and bus. In September, Grand Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Hermit Trail
Highlights from your plan
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to 1,000 Steps Beach and Paramount Ranch. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Salt Creek Beach and Seal Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Point Vicente Lighthouse (in Rancho Palos Verdes), Saddleback Church (in Lake Forest) and Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden (in Arcadia). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, take in the history at Mission San Gabriel Archangel, stroll the grounds of Forest Lawn Memorial Park, and explore and take pictures at Greystone Mansion and Park.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online road trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Salt Creek Beach, Mission San Gabriel Archangel, Saddleback Church, Seal Beach, Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
1,000 Steps Beach ©
1,000 Steps Beach
Seal Beach ©
Seal Beach

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day
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael the Archangel Church, rejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Mauka Meadows, then relax in the rural setting at Kona Coffee Living History Farm, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kahaluu Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Mahai'ula Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kailua-Kona driving holiday planning website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Kailua-Kona in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, Kailua-Kona is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Mauka Meadows, Kahaluu Beach, Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Highlights from your plan
Kahaluu Beach ©
Kahaluu Beach
St. Michael the Archangel Church ©
St. Michael the Archangel Church
Kona Coffee Living History Farm ©
Kona Coffee Living History Farm

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nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Valley of the Temples, kick back and relax at Kalama Beach Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellows Field Beach Park, and finally kick back and relax at Makapu'u Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Queen Emma Summer Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Augustine by-the-Sea, then enjoy the sand and surf at Kuhio Beach, and finally head outdoors with Diamond Head Crater.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In October in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Waimanalo, Kalama Beach Park, Valley of the Temples
Highlights from your plan
Kalama Beach Park ©
Kalama Beach Park
Queen Emma Summer Palace ©
Queen Emma Summer Palace
Valley of the Temples ©
Valley of the Temples

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