37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Bus:  11​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Orange Beach
— 3 nights
+3
Taxi + Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  4​h 30​min
4
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 4 nights
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  4​h 45​min
5
South Padre Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Corpus Christi
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Amarillo
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

5
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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City vacation trip planner.

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to New York City is minus 5 hours. In July, New York City is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some historical perspective at Garden District and Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Louis Cathedral and Mardi Gras World. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Royal Street, look for gifts at Earth Odyssey, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and make a trip to French Quarter.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
nights
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Parasailing & Paragliding. Step out of the city life by going to Alligator Alley and Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. Explore Orange Beach's surroundings by going to Fort Gaines (in Dauphin Island) and Battleship USS ALABAMA (in Mobile). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Orange Beach vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Orange Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect nights in Orange Beach to be slightly colder, around 27°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Gulf Shores, Fort Gaines, Alligator Alley, Battleship USS ALABAMA
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

4
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Popular historic sites such as The Seawall and Moody Mansion are in your itinerary. Space Center Houston and The Strand are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Bishop’s Palace, see the interesting displays at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, and tour the water at your own pace with Fishing Galveston TX.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Galveston trip generator.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Orange Beach to Galveston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. In August in Galveston, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Space Center Houston
Highlights from your plan
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston

3
nights
South Padre Island

A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Laguna Madre Nature Trail and Port Isabel Lighthouse. Take a break from the city and head to Sea Turtle, Inc. and Dolphin & Whale Watching. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, make a splash at Schlitterbahn Beach Waterpark, and stop by Paragraphs On Padre Boulevard.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our South Padre Island online itinerary creator.

Getting from Galveston to South Padre Island by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. August in South Padre Island sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Port Isabel
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.

4
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Padre Island National Seashore and Rockport Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Port Aransas Beach and Leonabelle Turnbull Birding Center. Take a break from Corpus Christi with a short trip to Fulton Mansion State Historic Site in Rockport, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of USS LEXINGTON, look for all kinds of wild species at Malaquite Beach and Pavilion, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Texas State Aquarium.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi trip planner.

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from South Padre Island in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Corpus Christi, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockport, Port Aransas
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach

3
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Step off the beaten path and head to Palo Duro Canyon State Park and The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Get a sense of the local culture at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to The Charles Goodnight Historical Center (in Goodnight) and Lighthouse Trail (in Canyon). There's more to do: make a trip to Cadillac Ranch and examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Corpus Christi to Amarillo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Corpus Christi in August, things will get slightly colder in Amarillo: highs are around 38°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Canyon, The Charles Goodnight Historical Center, The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Highlights from your plan
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ ©
The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Getty Center The Publications and Griffith Observatory. Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Monica Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour planner.

You can fly from Amarillo to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amarillo to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Amarillo in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Castello di Amorosa and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to St. Helena to see V. Sattui about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, take a stroll through Union Square, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary builder.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui Winery, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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