26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mystic
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Stowe
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
6
Aspen
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Napa
— 1 night
+2
bus + subway + Fly:  8​h 45​min
10
Kihei
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
11
Lahaina
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Honolulu
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
13
Haleiwa
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  18​h 30​min
14
Bar Harbor
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Manchester

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel and then don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip tool .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in October, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mystic.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Mystic

Mystic ©
A historical leading seaport, Mystic has maintained a strong respect for the past.
On the 8th (Tue), examine the collection at Mystic Seaport Museum, then head off the coast to Enders Island, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Barn Island Wildlife Management Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mystic visit planner .

Drive from New York City to Mystic in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Mystic hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Salem.

Things to do in Mystic

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Barn Island Wildlife Management Area, Enders Island
Highlights from your plan
Mystic Seaport Museum ©
Mystic Seaport Museum
Barn Island Wildlife Management Area ©
Enders Island ©
Enders Island

1
night
Salem

Salem
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salem attractions planner .

Drive from Mystic to Salem in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Salem, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), you're off toPortland.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Outdoors Tours

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
On the 10th (Thu), examine the collection at Portland Head Light, stroll through Spring Point Shoreway, then step off the mainland to explore Casco Bay Islands, and finally learn about winemaking at Maine Mead Works.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Portland online travel planner .

Drive from Salem to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Portland are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Stowe.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Portland Head Light, Spring Point Shoreway
Highlights from your plan
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
Maine Mead Works ©
Maine Mead Works
Casco Bay Islands ©
Casco Bay Islands

1
night
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
On the 11th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Blessed Sacrament Church, relax in the rural setting at Nebraska Knoll Sugar Farm, then cruise along Smugglers Notch State Park, and finally hike along Stowe Recreation Path.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Stowe online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Portland to Stowe takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Stowe Recreation Path ©
Stowe Recreation Path
Smugglers Notch State Park ©
Smugglers Notch State Park
Blessed Sacrament Church ©
Blessed Sacrament Church

1
night
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary, then stroll through Grizzly Lake Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Linkins Lake Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aspen itinerary site .

Getting from Stowe to Aspen by combination of bus and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Stowe to Aspen, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stowe in October, expect little chillier with lows of -1°C in Aspen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Grizzly Lake Trail ©
Grizzly Lake Trail
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Aspen to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Aspen in October, things will get much hotter in Las Vegas: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wynn Las Vegas ©
Wynn Las Vegas
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Wed), take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, wander the streets of SoMa, and then shop like a local with Union Square.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online visit planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
On the 18th (Fri), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Napa visit planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Napa in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in October since evenings lows in Napa dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Napa

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Kihei

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Po'olenalena Beach and then kick back and relax at Wailea Beach. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Kalepolepo Beach Park, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Kihei trip itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of bus, subway, flight, and taxi from Napa to Kihei in 9 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Napa in October, expect nights in Kihei to be much hotter, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lahaina.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Wailea
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Po'olenalena Beach ©
Po'olenalena Beach
Kalepolepo Beach Park ©
Kalepolepo Beach Park

2
nights
Lahaina

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): kick back and relax at Napili Beach and then kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, then explore the fascinating landscape at Surf Ripper Shave Ice Co, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lahaina trip builder tool .

Drive from Kihei to Lahaina in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

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nights
Honolulu

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 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then stroll through Kailua Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lanikai Beach, then explore the gorgeous colors at Pele's Chair, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings and tourist information, read Honolulu trip builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Haleiwa.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Pele's Chair
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

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nights
Haleiwa

Haleiwa ©
Haleiwa is a North Shore community and census-designated place (CDP) in the Waialua District of the island of Oahu, City and County of Honolulu. On the 25th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sharks Cove, enjoy the sand and surf at Keawaula (Yokohama Beach), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aweoweo Beach Park. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach Park, steep yourself in history at Opana Radar Site, and then kick back and relax at Ehukai Beach Park.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Haleiwa itinerary planner .

You can drive from Honolulu to Haleiwa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Honolulu in October, things will get little chillier in Haleiwa: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Haleiwa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pupukea, Opana Radar Site, Keawaula (Yokohama Beach), Aweoweo Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park
Keawaula (Yokohama Beach) ©
Keawaula (Yokohama Beach)
Ehukai Beach Park ©
Ehukai Beach Park

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nights
Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor ©
Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Saviour's Church :. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Mount Desert Island, then sample the tasty concoctions at Atlantic Brewing Company, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agamont Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bar Harbor itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Haleiwa to Bar Harbor. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Haleiwa to Bar Harbor. In October, Bar Harbor is colder than Haleiwa - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. You'll set off for home on the 30th (Wed).

Things to do in Bar Harbor

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Agamont Park ©
Agamont Park
St. Saviour's Church : ©
St. Saviour's Church :

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