24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Houston
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
6
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago and then admire the striking features of Reliance Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then explore and take pictures at Millennium Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Chicago trip builder tool .

Manchester, UK to Chicago is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker .

Fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Chicago in April, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
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 9th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park, stroll through Smither Park, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Houston trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Houston in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Houston, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Houston are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park
Smither Park ©
Smither Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through New Orleans City Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Houston in May, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

1
night
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 12th (Tue): stroll through South Beach, then have fun at Lock & Load Miami, then take in nature's colorful creations at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Village of Merrick Park. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then explore and take pictures at Lincoln Road, then get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami trip website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Miami, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Coral Gables
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City planner .

Getting from Miami to New York City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Miami in May, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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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