26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Memphis
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Lafayette
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  4​h
8
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  9​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
13
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
15
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

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.
For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary maker website .

London, UK to Portland is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get a bit cooler in Portland: highs are around 1°C and lows about -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Portland Breakwater Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Portland Breakwater Lighthouse ©
Portland Breakwater Lighthouse
Wadsworth-Longfellow House ©
Wadsworth-Longfellow House

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Great Neck Steppingstone Park, grab your bike and head to Henry Hudson Trail, and then kick back and relax at 8th Ave Jetty. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City online visit planner .

Fly from Portland to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in February, with highs in New York City at 9°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Bliss Price Arboretum and Wildlife Sanctuary, Henry Hudson Trail, Great Neck Steppingstone Park, 8th Ave Jetty
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Great Neck Steppingstone Park ©
Great Neck Steppingstone Park
Henry Hudson Trail ©
Henry Hudson Trail

1
day
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter Catholic Church, meet the residents at Memphis Zoo, examine the collection at Railroad & Trolley Museum, then browse the exhibits of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip planner .

Fly from New York City to Memphis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Memphis. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in February; daily highs in Memphis reach 15°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
St. Peter Catholic Church ©
St. Peter Catholic Church

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.
Visiting Beach at Daytona Beach and Cocoa Beach will get you outdoors. Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Hightower Beach Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and Cape Canavarel National Cemetery (in Scottsmoor).

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Orlando day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, Orlando is a bit warmer than Memphis - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Hightower Beach Park, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, Beach at Daytona Beach, Stetson Mansion, Cocoa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Lincoln Road, kick back and relax at South Beach, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Las Olas Beach and then kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Miami trip planner .

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Orlando in February, Miami is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale
Highlights from your plan
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, wander the streets of Royal Street, then see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Miami in February, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lafayette.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

1
night
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Acadian Village, contemplate the long history of Alexandre Mouton House, then get to know the fascinating history of Vermilionville, then take in the exciting artwork at Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cathedral of St John the Evangelist.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lafayette tour builder .

You can drive from New Orleans to Lafayette in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in February, you will find days in Lafayette are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are little chillier (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Lafayette

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St John the Evangelist ©
Alexandre Mouton House ©
Alexandre Mouton House
Vermilionville ©
Vermilionville

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nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 15th (Sat), engage your brain at Science Mill and then tee off at Slick Rock Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, and then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Austin trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lafayette to Austin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in February, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors Museums Golf

Side Trips

Slick Rock Golf Course, Science Mill
Highlights from your plan
Slick Rock Golf Course ©
Slick Rock Golf Course
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©

1
night
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 the 17th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then get great views at Yaki Point, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in February, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around -9°C, while days are little chillier, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas travel planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (21°C), and nights are warmer (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the views from Coronado Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego road trip planning tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in February since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
Coronado Bridge
Coronado Bridge

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

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You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): fly down the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online tour builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in February; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 10°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Tue), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and finally steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, then explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Solitary Geyser, and finally take in the natural beauty of Daisy Geyser.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip builder site .

Getting from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in February, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around -2°C and lows about -18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Solitary Geyser ©
Solitary Geyser

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