28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Pittsburgh
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
5
Columbus
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Manchester

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: stroll around Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City trip builder tool .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New York City is minus 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in May, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Go for a jaunt from Boston to Ogunquit to see Marginal Way Walkway about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Boston road trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in May since evenings lows in Boston dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Marginal Way Walkway
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Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

Discover how to plan a Washington DC trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in May: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

2
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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Senator John Heinz History Center, take a stroll through The Strip District, then appreciate the history behind Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, and finally relax in the rural setting at Shenot Farm & Market.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Pittsburgh visit planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Pittsburgh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Pittsburgh, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Columbus.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Shenot Farm & Market
Highlights from your plan
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

2
nights
Columbus

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
On the 28th (Thu), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take a stroll through Easton Town Center, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of German Village, and then get curious at Center of Science and Industry (COSI).

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Columbus route planner.

You can drive from Pittsburgh to Columbus in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in Columbus sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Columbus

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chicago day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Columbus to Chicago takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. May in Chicago sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Chicago ©
The Escape Game Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

2
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago in June, you will find days in Nashville are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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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.
When in Dallas, make a side trip to see Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District in Fort Worth, approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Dallas, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Dallas World Aquarium.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dallas trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Dallas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville in June, Dallas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, The Escape Game Dallas
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©

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nights
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 6th (Sat), learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Denver online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Dallas in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Denver, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner .

You can fly from Denver to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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