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:  15​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  2​h 15​min
3
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  12​h
End: Bristol


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4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Kids will enjoy Fort Funston National Park and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at China Beach, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

To see ratings and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online day trip planner .

Bristol, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 6th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Monterey tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July in Monterey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

3
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 7th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach, then kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Cemetery.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Monica trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Monterey to Santa Monica by combination of flight and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Santa Monica when traveling from Monterey in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Los Angeles, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Mission Beach Park. It doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip maker website .

Drive from Santa Monica to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks and then admire the landmark architecture of Stetson Mansion.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Orlando travel planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Orlando in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Orlando is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Diego in July; daily highs in Orlando reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion

3
nights
Miami

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 15th (Mon): examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District. On the next day, wander the streets of Lincoln Road and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Miami road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Orlando to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Miami are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

5
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.
Relax by the water at Gateway National Recreation and Gunnison Beach. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Central Park, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, and admire the striking features of Trinity Church.

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Traveling by combination of tram, flight, and bus from Miami to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Miami in July, plan for little chillier nights in New York City, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sandy Hook
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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