30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
New York City
— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Snoqualmie Falls and Kerry Park. Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, and admire the striking features of Sky View Observatory.

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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. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Seattle is minus 8 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in September; daily highs in Seattle reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Presidio of San Francisco and Muir Woods National Monument. Step off the beaten path and head to Marin Headlands and Twin Peaks. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and enjoy the sea views from Fort Point.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey planner.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco

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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 7th (Mon): get your bearings at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and then kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach. On your second day here, listen to music at Third Street Promenade, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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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.
Point Loma and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Pacific Beach and La Jolla Shores Park. Step out of San Diego to go to Carlsbad and see South Carlsbad State Beach, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planning website .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Carlsbad State Beach, Coronado Beach
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Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

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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 12th (Sat): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On your second day here, stop by Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas, then wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

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Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Walnut Canyon National Monument, stroll through Oak Creek Canyon, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Painted Desert. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Flagstaff in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Flagstaff, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Flagstaff at 26°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Sedona, Painted Desert
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the views from Navajo Bridge and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

Discover how to plan a Page trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in September, expect Page to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Navajo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Photography Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon and then step off the mainland to explore Antelope Island State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City tour planner .

Traveling by flight from Page to Salt Lake City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Page in September, with highs in Salt Lake City at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Antelope Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then browse the exhibits of Chicago Cultural Center.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago day trip planning tool .

Fly from Salt Lake City to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. September in Chicago sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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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.
Visiting Ormond Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Cocoa Beach and Beach at Daytona Beach. Step out of Orlando with an excursion to Ron Jon Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach--about 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando journey planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Orlando in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in September, expect Orlando to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cocoa Beach, Beach at Daytona Beach, Fishing Charters & Tours, Ormond Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach

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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 25th (Fri), learn about all things military at U.S. Naval Academy, then don't miss a visit to John F. Kennedy Grave Site, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally wander the streets of Old Town. On the next day, examine the collection at Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, learn about all things military at National Museum of the Marine Corps, then get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC journey tool .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, Washington DC is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arlington, U.S. Naval Academy, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Old Town, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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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.
For shopping fun, head to SoHo or Chelsea Market. Explore hidden gems such as Greenwich Village and Speed Boats Tours. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, and admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City holiday maker site .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in New York City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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