31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Key West
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
8
Marathon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
10
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
11
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London


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2
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Head to Pike Place Market and Pioneer Squarefor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planner .

London, 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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Seattle hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

4
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and get curious at Exploratorium.

Before you visit San Francisco, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Seattle to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles journey builder site .

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 August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. There's still lots to do: stroll through La Jolla Cove, admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and try out the rides at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Diego road trip planning tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

2
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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.
On the 14th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip site .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Art Institute of Chicago and The Field Museum. There's lots more to do: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get your game on at BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League, make a trip to Millennium Park, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Chicago trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. In August, Chicago is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
BATL-The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, then take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Key West visit planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Key West is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in August: high temperatures in Key West hover around 38°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

1
night
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 21st (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at San Pablo Catholic Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marathon trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Key West to Marathon by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Sombrero Beach ©
Sombrero Beach
San Pablo Catholic Church ©
San Pablo Catholic Church

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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at South Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and finally wander the streets of Collins Avenue.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Miami Beach road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Miami Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Collins Avenue ©
Collins Avenue

4
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 25th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure and make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Miami Beach to Orlando in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

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

3
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New York City travel planner .

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, New York City is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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