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:  12​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— Few hours
Fly + subway:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Chicago
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
9
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 11th (Thu), wander the streets of Pike Place Market and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary planning app .

Manchester, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

2
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Golden Gate Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, and finally shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Seattle - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planning website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

3
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.
On the 20th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, don't miss a visit to Powell Point, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online tour planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then make a trip to Hoover Dam.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder site .

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. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

3
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.
Spend the 26th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook, and get great views at Observation Point Trail.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 9°C and lows about -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 29th (Mon), explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip builder .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Chicago to be much hotter, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Gatlinburg is known for breweries, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, contemplate the long history of Walker Sisters' Cabin, take a memorable drive along Little River Road, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg tour itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Gatlinburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Gatlinburg. When traveling from Chicago in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Gatlinburg, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Newfound Gap Road ©
Newfound Gap Road

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning website .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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