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
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Myrtle Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): delve into the lush surroundings at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then identify plant and animal life at Orange County Arboretum.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City day trip planning site .

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 when traveling from Manchester to New York City is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in June, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Orange County Arboretum, Manasquan Beach, Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Manasquan Beach ©
Manasquan Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at U.S. National Arboretum. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Falls Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Great Falls Park
Highlights from your plan
Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Cameron Art Museum, steep yourself in history at Airlie Gardens, and then stroll through Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Wilmington online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Wilmington in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Wilmington

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Highlights from your plan
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens
Cameron Art Museum ©
Cameron Art Museum

1
night
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): cool off at Grand Strand, shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach route planner .

Drive from Wilmington to Myrtle Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Myrtle Beach sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Tours Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Grand Strand ©
Grand Strand

3
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
We've included these beaches for you: Folly Beach Public Beach and Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Moultrie and Morris Island Lighthouse. The adventure continues: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, stroll the grounds of Magnolia Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Charleston trip planner .

You can drive from Myrtle Beach to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Charleston, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Folly Beach, Fort Moultrie
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie

2
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Get some cultural insight at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum and Key West Cemetery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Smathers Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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You can fly from Charleston to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charleston in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and then don't miss a visit to Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): wander the streets of Garden District, then stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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

You can fly from Key West to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Key West in July, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bodega Dunes and Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Marin Headlands. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Tomales Bay State Park (in Inverness).

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip site .

You can fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are cooler (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Marin Headlands, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Bodega Dunes ©
Bodega Dunes

1
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.
On the 15th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Montezuma Well and Tuzigoot National Monument. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Whiskey Row and Yavapai County Courthouse Square. Take a break from Sedona with a short trip to Lynx Lake Recreation Area in Prescott, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: trek along Fay Canyon Trail and take a stroll through Historic Old Town Cottonwood.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona vacation planning site .

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Los Angeles to Sedona in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Sedona. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Prescott, Tuzigoot National Monument, Montezuma Well, Historic Old Town Cottonwood
Highlights from your plan
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row

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nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to South Kaibab Trail and Powell Point. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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 22nd (Mon): explore the fascinating landscape at The Park, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then make a trip to The Strip.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online vacation maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic

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