27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
10
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and then take in the views from San Francisco Bay Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and finally stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour app .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Manchester to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, then delve into the lush surroundings at Stanislaus National Forest, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail and then hike along May Lake Trailhead.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary website .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -12°C, while days are little chillier, around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Stanislaus National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail
Pothole Dome ©
Pothole Dome
Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest

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.
Universal Studios Hollywood has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the interesting displays at The Nethercutt Collection, then admire all the interesting features of The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, and finally admire all the interesting features of Staples Center. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect Los Angeles to be much hotter, temps between 24°C and 11°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Staples Center ©
Staples Center

2
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.
On the 2nd (Sun), examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then appreciate the history behind The Unconditional Surrender. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Lions, Tigers & Bears, and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In February in San Diego, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, then have some family-friendly fun at Axe Monkeys, and finally have fun at Strip Gun Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, have some family-friendly fun at Apocalypse Vegas, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Alibi Las Vegas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online sightseeing planner .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Diego in February since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Houston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
The Range 702 ©
The Range 702

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Brazos Bend State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and finally explore the world behind art at Lillie and Hugh Roy Cullen Sculpture Garden.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Houston trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Houston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Houston, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Houston when traveling from Las Vegas in February, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Brazos Bend State Park
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dallas: Corky's Gaming Bistro (in Grapevine) and Chandor Gardens (in Weatherford). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Meadows Museum, wander the streets of Bishop Arts District, make a trip to Pioneer Plaza, and examine the collection at Frontiers of Flight Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas visit planner .

You can fly from Houston to Dallas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, Dallas is little chillier than Houston - with highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Corky's Gaming Bistro, Chandor Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Corky's Gaming Bistro ©
Corky's Gaming Bistro
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

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.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, stop by Faulkner House Books, and then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans day trip planning website .

Getting from Dallas to New Orleans by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Dallas in February, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 15°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

3
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.
You've now added Universal Orlando Resort to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

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Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Orlando is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in February, you will find days in Orlando are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Gypsy Gold Horse Farm
Highlights from your plan
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm ©
Gypsy Gold Horse Farm
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

3
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.
On the 18th (Tue), go for a walk through Central Park, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then explore and take pictures at Madison Square Garden. Keep things going the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, then make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip site .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in February, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 9°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Tours Museums
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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