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:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
4
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h
5
Detroit
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h 45​min
6
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h 30​min
7
Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Moose
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h
10
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
13
Honolulu
— 7 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Manchester

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Central Park. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City driving holiday planning tool .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Manchester in July, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 26°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then take a stroll through Newbury Street.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston online journey planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Boston dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, then look for gifts at Maine-ly Drizzle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann's Episcopal Church, and finally revel in the low prices at L.L. Bean Factory Store.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Portland vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Boston to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Portland, with lows of 19°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kennebunkport, L.L. Bean Factory Store, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Portland Head Light
Highlights from your plan
Portland Head Light ©
Portland Head Light
St. Ann's Episcopal Church ©
St. Ann's Episcopal Church
Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge ©

1
night
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): Head underground at Cave of the Winds, then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, and then try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Buffalo trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Portland to Buffalo in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Detroit.

Things to do in Buffalo

Nature Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Old Fort Niagara
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Old Fort Niagara ©
Old Fort Niagara

2
nights
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Detroit Institute of Arts, stop by Polish Art Center, browse the exhibits of Motown Museum, then examine the collection at Greenfield Village, then see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Elizabeth Park.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Detroit online trip maker .

You can drive from Buffalo to Detroit in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Detroit are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Chicago.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dearborn, Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, Paint Creek Trail, Polish Art Center, Elizabeth Park
Highlights from your plan
Motown Museum ©
Motown Museum
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Visit Millennium Park and Pleasant Home for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at The Art Institute of Chicago and Chicago Cultural Center. Step out of Chicago to go to Willow Springs and see Little Red Schoolhouse, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Detroit to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Shopping Trails

Side Trips

Little Red Schoolhouse, Horseshoe Hammond, Pleasant Home
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Adams House, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mount Moriah Cemetery, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rapid City travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Rapid City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in Rapid City dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Custer, Deadwood, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 7th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, then hike along Artist Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and finally look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park journey maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Rapid City to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Rapid City in August, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are colder (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

3
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the views from Snake River Bridge, then take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, and then contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District. Keep things going the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Cunningham Cabin, then make a trip to Oxbow Bend, and then take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Moose day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Moose takes 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Moose to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole, Headwaters Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from West Point Lighthouse, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moose to Seattle. The time zone difference when traveling from Moose to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Moose in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

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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.
Do your shopping at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to St. Helena to see Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through SoMa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Marston House Museum, then see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and finally shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego visit website .

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Do your shopping at Polynesian Cultural Center and Shimazu Shave ice. Step out of the city life by going to Kailua Beach Park and Diamond Head State Monument. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay, Haleiwa Town Center, & more). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online journey planner .

Fly from San Diego to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Honolulu. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in August, with highs in Honolulu at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oahu, Haleiwa, Kailua, Turtle Bay Beach, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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