39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Miami Beach
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
13
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London


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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, go for a walk through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New York City online driving holiday planner .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. In August, New York City is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
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.
On the 6th (Tue), get a sense of history and politics at White House, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC travel route builder tool .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, and then admire the natural beauty at Washington Square. Keep things going the next day: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to Charleston by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens ©
Magnolia Plantation & Gardens
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
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 10th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and finally take a stroll through Lincoln Road.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach trip planner .

Fly from Charleston to Miami Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. August in Miami Beach sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lock & Load Miami
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

2
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.
On the 11th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and finally wander the streets of Garden District. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then make a trip to French Quarter, and then stroll through New Orleans City Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Fly from Miami Beach to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami Beach to New Orleans. Traveling from Miami Beach in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, then contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, then browse the exhibits of The Alamo, and then trek along The San Antonio River Walk.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Antonio journey planning website .

Getting from New Orleans to San Antonio by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in San Antonio hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 15th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from San Antonio in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 31°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

3
nights
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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then stroll through San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Diego attractions planning website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the views from Pohono Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour planner .

Getting from San Diego to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, plan for colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 31st (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
On the 1st (Sun), meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then work some fitness into your day at Discovery Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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nights
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.
Spend the 4th (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in September, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 18°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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