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:  11​h 15​min
1
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Key West
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h
3
Siesta Key
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
13
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
14
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
15
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 12th (Sun), buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace and then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Miami holiday planner .

Manchester, UK to Miami is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and tram. You can also do a combination of train, bus, flight, and tram. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Manchester to Miami due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect Miami to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 14th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then tour the water at your own pace with Fun In The Sun Key West.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary site .

Do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Key West

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
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Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): kick back and relax at Crescent Beach, then kick back and relax at Siesta Beach, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Siesta Key trip planner .

Getting from Key West to Siesta Key by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Key West in August, expect little chillier with lows of 28°C in Siesta Key. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kayaking & Canoeing
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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 16th (Thu): examine the collection at The Field Museum, shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile, and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Chicago online travel planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Siesta Key to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Siesta Key to Chicago. Traveling from Siesta Key in August, expect Chicago to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and finally shop like a local with The Strip. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Chicago to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. On the 20th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail.

For ratings and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, then kick back and relax at Children's Pool, and then kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, stroll through Black's Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Hermosa Beach Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay. On the next day, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then admire the majestic nature at Will Rogers State Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach.

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Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hermosa Beach Pier, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Nature Center at Happy Isles. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and hike along Wawona Meadow.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, then kick back and relax at Lovers Point, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos State Reserve.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Carmel trip builder tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

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night
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Vincent Arroyo Winery, learn about winemaking at Schramsberg Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read St. Helena route website .

Traveling by car from Carmel to St. Helena takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and taxi. When traveling from Carmel in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries

Side Trips

Calistoga, Robert Mondavi Winery
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Schramsberg Vineyards ©
Schramsberg Vineyards

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at China Beach and Marshall’s Beach. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, take a stroll through Union Square, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday builder .

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and subway. While traveling from St. Helena, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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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 3rd (Mon), see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Washington DC at 32°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gateway National Recreation and St. Paul's Chapel. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, explore and take pictures at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Times Square, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online travel planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): kick back and relax at Nantasket Beach, kick back and relax at Nahant Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Boston day trip planning website .

Getting from New York City to Boston by combination of flight and bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, Boston is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nantasket Beach, Nahant Beach, Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Nahant Beach ©
Nahant Beach
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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