29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
2
Memphis
— 1 night
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Raleigh
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
6
Austin
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
8
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
9
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
foot + Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: London

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, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park Zoo, and don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Chicago road trip planning site .

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In May, Chicago is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Graceland, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis trip planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Memphis in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in June; daily highs in Memphis reach 37°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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.
On the 4th (Fri), examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): see a show at Grand Ole Opry, get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), then browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, and finally sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nashville holiday planner .

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Nashville, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

1
night
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 6th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pullen Park, then engage your brain at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and finally hike along Neuse River Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Raleigh holiday planning site .

Fly from Nashville to Raleigh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Raleigh is 1 hour. June in Raleigh sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail
Pullen Park ©
Pullen Park

4
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Raleigh to New Orleans in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Raleigh to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Raleigh in June, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are a bit warmer (33°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get out of town with these interesting Austin side-trips: Fredericksburg (National Museum of the Pacific War & Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus) and San Antonio (The Alamo, The San Antonio River Walk, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol, get lost in a book at Harry Ransom Center, get your game on at The Escape Game Austin, and hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Austin travel planning tool .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Austin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

San Antonio, Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

5
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 16th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey tool .

You can fly from Austin to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to Los Angeles. Traveling from Austin in June, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, see the sky in a new way at Imiloa Astronomy Center, then take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally admire the majestic nature at Akaka Falls State Park.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilo trip planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Hilo in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Hilo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Imiloa Astronomy Center ©
Imiloa Astronomy Center
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

2
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then kick back and relax at Napili Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lahaina Jodo Mission.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lahaina trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Hilo to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In June, daytime highs in Lahaina are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Maui Ocean Center
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of USS Arizona Memorial, stroll through Waikiki Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu attractions website .

Traveling by flight from Lahaina to Honolulu takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kawaiahao Church, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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