31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 9 nights
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Nashville
— 5 nights
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Houston
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Plan a New York City trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip website.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

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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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Chicago online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get slightly colder in Chicago: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, make a trip to Jackson Square, catch all the local highlights with Happiness Bayou Tours, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans road trip tool.

You can fly from Chicago to New Orleans in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nashville: Mammoth Cave National Park (Tall Man's Misery & Mammoth Cave) and Soar Adventure Tower (in Franklin). There's much more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, and see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary website.

Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Nashville, with highs around 37°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Nashville

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Tall Man's Misery ©
Tall Man's Misery

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Houston

Houston ©

Bayou City

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 17th (Tue): engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science and then take a stroll through The Strand. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of 1892 Bishop's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall, and then race across the water with Galveston Water Adventures.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Houston trip app.

You can fly from Nashville to Houston in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, Houston is a bit warmer than Nashville - with highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Galveston Water Adventures ©
Galveston Water Adventures
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can fly from Houston to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit cooler, around 17°C, while days are colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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