31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Phoenix
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Manchester

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Castello di Amorosa. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to V. Sattui (in St. Helena) and Balloon Rides (in Napa). Dedicate the 4th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

V. Sattui Winery, Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa, Balloon Rides
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

7
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tonto Natural Bridge State Park and Desert Botanical Garden. Venture out of the city with trips to Scottsdale (Taliesin West & Scottsdale Quarter) and Desert Caballeros Western Museum (in Wickenburg). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get into the urban bustle at Scottsdale Civic Center, and take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Phoenix road trip planning app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 48°C and lows are around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Apache Trail Scenic Drive, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Chase Field ©
Chase Field
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: Franklin (Carnton & Lotz House Museum). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Phoenix to Nashville by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Nashville. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in August: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 37°C and lows are around 24°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off toWashington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Skyline Drive and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park in Harpers Ferry (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and browse the collection at Library of Congress.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online journey planner .

Fly from Nashville to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Washington DC. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Fri) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Skyline Drive, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ponquogue Beach and William Floyd Estate. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Cupsogue Beach County Park (in Westhampton Beach) and Six Flags Great Adventure (in Jackson). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Six Flags Great Adventure, William Floyd Estate, Ponquogue Beach, Cupsogue Beach County Park
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Food Tours

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