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:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 1 night
Shuttle + Taxi:  2​h 45​min
5
Springdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Miami Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at San Gregorio State Beach and Limantour Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castello di Amorosa and Bodega Head. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through China Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning app .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Gregorio State Beach, Limantour Beach, Bodega Head, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
San Gregorio State Beach ©
San Gregorio State Beach
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head

7
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.
Do your shopping at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Bergamot Station. We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and El Matador State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Montana Avenue), Ventura Harbor Village (in Ventura) and Carpinteria State Beach (in Carpinteria). Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, stop by The Original Farmers Market, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online travel route planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Carpinteria State Beach, Norton Simon Museum, Ventura Harbor Village
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then explore the galleries of Tusayan Museum, and finally get great views at Lipan Point. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, look for gifts at Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then look for gifts at Hopi House, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

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Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 12th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Powell Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Rock Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Page trip maker site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. In September, Page is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Springdale.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Powell Museum ©
Powell Museum

2
nights
Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 13th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Pipe Spring National Monument, then look for gifts at The Rock Stop, and then trek along Watchman Trail. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, then hike along Zion Rock & Mountain Guides, then stop by LaFave Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at David J West Gallery.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Springdale trip tool .

You can drive from Page to Springdale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Page in September, with highs in Springdale at 32°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Springdale

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Watchman Trail, St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm, Pipe Spring National Monument, The Rock Stop
Highlights from your plan
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
The Rock Stop ©
The Rock Stop

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. On the next day, take a stroll through The Strip and then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Springdale to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Springdale to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Springdale in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 39°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

3
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Lincoln Road and Bayside Marketplace. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and The Wolfsonian - Florida International University. Explore Miami Beach's surroundings by going to Fort Lauderdale (Las Olas Beach & Fort Lauderdale Beach) and Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens (in Delray Beach). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Ocean Drive, kick back and relax at South Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Britto Central, and stroll through Haulover Beach Park.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Miami Beach journey maker website .

You can do a combination of flight, tram, and bus from Las Vegas to Miami Beach in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Miami Beach due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Miami Beach when traveling from Las Vegas in September, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens ©
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Foster Avenue Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ohio Street Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami Beach to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Miami Beach in September, expect Chicago to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ohio Street Beach ©
Ohio Street Beach
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, and then shop like a local with Torpedo Factory Art Center.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip maker tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Torpedo Factory Art Center
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Capitol Hill
Capitol Hill
Torpedo Factory Art Center ©
Torpedo Factory Art Center

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Meschutt Beach and The Amazing Olive. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stroll through Central Park, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and make a trip to Times Square.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip builder site .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Amazing Olive, Meschutt Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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