25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Milwaukee
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
7
Zion National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h
8
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
11
Golden Gate
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h
End: Manchester

1
night
Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bar Harbor travel planner .

Manchester, UK to Bar Harbor is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Bar Harbor due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Bar Harbor: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Seal Cove Auto Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Seal Cove Auto Museum ©
The Seal Cove Auto Museum
St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :

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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and Federal Hall for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's much more to do: make a trip to Times Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and flight from Bar Harbor to New York City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bar Harbor in August, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
night
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Pabst Mansion and then kick back and relax at Bradford Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Milwaukee trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from New York City to Milwaukee in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Milwaukee. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Milwaukee, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pabst Mansion ©
Pabst Mansion

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.
On the 7th (Wed), savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Milwaukee to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Milwaukee in August, you will find days in Nashville are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Beer Tastings & Tours

3
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.
On your second day here, stroll through Rim Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in August, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
nights
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.
Visiting Hayden Valley and Artist Point will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, get great views at Observation Point Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 25°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

1
night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 15th (Thu), get great views at Observation Point.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zion National Park holiday maker website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 36°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park road trip tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to Glacier National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Glacier National Park can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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night
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 19th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle travel route website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 21st (Wed), browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Keep things going the next day: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, then tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach, and then take a stroll through Twin Peaks.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Golden Gate.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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night
Golden Gate

Golden Gate
Golden Gate is a community and census-designated place (CDP) in Collier County, Florida, United States. For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Golden Gate vacation site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Golden Gate. Traveling from San Francisco to Golden Gate, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, things will get a bit warmer in Golden Gate: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. You will leave for home on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Golden Gate

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

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