30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h
1
Denver
— 1 night
Bus + Taxi:  2​h 15​min
2
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Dallas
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
8
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
13
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
14
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 3rd (Mon), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, then sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Denver day trip tool .

London, UK to Denver is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Denver are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Beer Tastings & Tours
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): cruise along Skyline Drive and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Canon City online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Denver to Canon City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods, then find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Canon City in August; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 33°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

1
night
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 7th (Fri), make a trip to Temple Square, then admire all the interesting features of Smith's Ballpark, and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

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

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Salt Lake City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 39°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Smith's Ballpark ©
Smith's Ballpark

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online travel route planner .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Dallas, and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dallas attractions site .

Fly from Las Vegas to Dallas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Dallas. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for little chillier days in Dallas, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Escape Game Dallas, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Houston (Memorial), and then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Houston.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Houston online route planner .

Fly from Dallas to Houston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Houston are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

3
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: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, stroll through New Orleans City Park, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and meet the residents at Audubon Zoo.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans route planning website .

You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Houston in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Orange Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orange Beach road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Orange Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Orange Beach: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 17th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Orlando vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Orange Beach to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orange Beach to Orlando due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 20th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola, admire the masterpieces at Center for Civil and Human Rights, and then have some family-friendly fun at Bad Axe Throwing.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Atlanta trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Atlanta takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Orlando in August since evenings lows in Atlanta dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planning site .

Fly from Atlanta to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Venture out of the city with trips to Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Bury The Hatchet Bensalem (in Bensalem). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wissahickon Valley Park, browse the exhibits of Independence Hall, admire the natural beauty at Chanticleer, and have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Philadelphia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Longwood Gardens, Bury The Hatchet Bensalem - Axe Throwing, Chanticleer
Highlights from your plan
Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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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: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City route planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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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