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:  9​h 45​min
1
Boston
— 10 nights
+3
Fly + taxi + bus + ferry:  7​h 30​min
2
Mackinac Island
— 3 nights
+4
ferry + bus + taxi + Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
3
Monument Valley
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  11​h 30​min
4
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Charlottesville
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Richmond
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
7
Williamsburg
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Manchester

10
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Strawbery Banke Museum. Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse and Marble House will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Newport (The Elms, Fort Adams State Park, & more), New Bedford Whaling Museum (in New Bedford) and Provincetown (Provincetown Public Library, Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Heritage Museums & Gardens, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Harvard University, explore the world behind art at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and engage your brain at Sandwich Glass Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Boston vacation planner .

Manchester, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Boston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Newport, Provincetown, Salem, Sandwich, Plymouth
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Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
New Bedford Whaling Museum ©
New Bedford Whaling Museum
Fort Adams State Park ©
Fort Adams State Park

3
nights
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 7th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Biddle House and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Liberty Lego Display, look for gifts at Mackinac Island Bike Shop, make a trip to Is it you spot from Somewhere in Time movie!, explore the world behind art at The Richard and Jane Manoogian Mackinac Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wings of Mackinac Butterfly Conservatory.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mackinac Island travel route planning tool .

Getting from Boston to Mackinac Island by combination of bus, flight, and ferry takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Boston in July, expect Mackinac Island to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
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St Anne's Catholic Church ©
St Anne's Catholic Church
Fort Holmes
Fort Holmes
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

4
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Explore hidden gems such as Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. and Moki Dugway. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Navajo National Monument and Navajo Cultural Center. Go for a jaunt from Monument Valley to Chinle to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 1h 50 min away. Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. The adventure continues: make a trip to Forrest Gump Point and trek along Wildcat Trail.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Monument Valley online vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, flight, and car from Mackinac Island to Monument Valley takes 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and car; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mackinac Island to Monument Valley is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Mackinac Island, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Monument Valley, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Utah, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Navajo Cultural Center, Navajo National Monument, Forrest Gump Point
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Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Culpeper History, then learn about winemaking at Old House Vineyards, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Fredericksburg Confederate Cemetery. On the next day, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at A. Smith Bowman Distillery, contemplate the long history of Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, then steep yourself in history at Mary Washington House, and finally identify plant and animal life at Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip app .

Getting from Monument Valley to Fredericksburg by combination of car, flight, and train takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Monument Valley to Fredericksburg. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Fredericksburg, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Charlottesville.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Culpeper, Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge, The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail
Highlights from your plan
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop ©
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop
Mary Washington House ©
Mary Washington House
Fredericksburg Confederate Cemetery ©

2
nights
Charlottesville

Charlottesville ©
Situated at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville is perhaps best known as the home of three of the United States' founding fathers, including Thomas Jefferson.
On the 17th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Civil War Medical Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Saunders-Monticello Trail, and then gain insight at The Glass Palette - Interactive Glass Art Studio. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Episcopal Church, then see the interesting displays at The Camera Heritage Museum, then contemplate the long history of Woodrow Wilson Birthplace, and finally steep yourself in history at Mulberry Row.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottesville travel route app .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Charlottesville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Charlottesville, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Richmond.

Things to do in Charlottesville

Historic Sites Trails Parks

Side Trips

Staunton, The Exchange Hotel Civil War Medical Museum
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
On the 19th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Keystone Tractor Works LLC, steep yourself in history at Henricus Historical Park, then take an in-depth tour of The Valentine, and finally contemplate the long history of St. John's Episcopal Church. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of The John Marshall House, explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Museum of Richmond, then witness the site of a historic battle at Cold Harbor Battlefield Visitor Center, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Paul's Episcopal Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Richmond tour itinerary site .

You can drive from Charlottesville to Richmond in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Richmond are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can take a train to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Keystone Tractor Works, Cold Harbor Battlefield Park, Henricus Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Keystone Tractor Works ©
Keystone Tractor Works
St. John's Episcopal Church ©
St. John's Episcopal Church
Cold Harbor Battlefield Park ©
Cold Harbor Battlefield Park

2
nights
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bassett Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Historic St. Luke's Church Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Bacon's Castle, and finally get engrossed in the history at Smith's Fort Plantation. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Williamsburg tour itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Richmond to Williamsburg in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Surry, Eastern Shore of Virginia National Wildlife Refuge, St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, Historic Christ Church
Highlights from your plan
Bassett Hall ©
Bassett Hall
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Bacon's Castle ©
Bacon's Castle

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