29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  8​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Moose
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
11
Honolulu
— 7 nights
Fly:  21​h
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes American Museum of Natural History as well as Rockefeller Center. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, go for a walk through Times Square, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary tool .

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 moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. In July, New York City is somewhat warmer than Manchester - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
On the 25th (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, make a trip to Old Falls Street, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then make a trip to Third Street Art Alley, and finally try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Buffalo road trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Buffalo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Buffalo hover around 31°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Buffalo

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Nature

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
Highlights from your plan
Seneca Niagara Casino ©
Seneca Niagara Casino
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lincoln Park Zoo, The Magnificent Mile and Shedd Aquarium. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Buffalo to Chicago. In July, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes South Dakota Air and Space Museum. On the 3rd (Sat), stroll through Reptile Gardens, learn about all things military at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, and then wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Rapid City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Rapid City. Traveling from Chicago in August, Rapid City is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Keystone.

Things to do in Rapid City

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
South Dakota Air and Space Museum ©
South Dakota Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've now added Presidential Trail to your itinerary. On the 4th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, then stroll through Presidential Trail, and then appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and finally explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Keystone trip planning app .

Keystone is very close to Rapid City. Traveling from Rapid City in August, expect Keystone to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): hike along Artist Point and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Keystone in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 3°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Moose

Moose
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moose day trip website .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Moose in 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Moose, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moose

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Jenny Lake Trail

few
hours
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moose to Salt Lake City. When traveling from Moose in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 39°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Japanese Tea Garden as well as Exploratorium. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Balboa Park as well as SeaWorld San Diego. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): meet the residents at San Diego Zoo and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and then get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel route planning website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

7
nights
Honolulu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, stroll through Manoa Falls, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in August, with highs in Honolulu at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Haleiwa
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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