41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to Edinburgh, Fly to Newark
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New York City
— 4 nights
Train
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Philadelphia
— 2 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly
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Miami
— 4 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly to Edinburgh, Train to Newcastle upon Tyne

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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: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker app.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to New York City is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to New York City is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in May; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then steep yourself in history at Liberty Bell Center, then admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, and finally admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, then admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, and finally make a trip to 30th Street Station.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia attractions planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Washington Monument.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip website.

Take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums

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Miami

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Key Largo (Island Dolphin Care & Scuba & Snorkeling) and Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and kick back and relax at South Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Miami online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Miami takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, Miami is a bit warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and then make a trip to French Quarter. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then see the interesting displays at Cabildo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip app.

Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Miami in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 24°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

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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 30th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website.

Getting from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 11 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in May since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas holiday maker tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (46°C), and nights are much hotter (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping

Side Trips

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disneyland Park, &more). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in nature's colorful creations at Will Rogers Memorial Park, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, go for a walk through Lombard Street, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour builder tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Seattle

Emerald City

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 17th (Fri), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, make a trip to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, and finally look for gifts at Chukar Cherries. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, and finally don't miss a visit to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Seattle day trip tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Seattle sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Tours

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Blue Star Spring, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour planning tool.

You can fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, stroll around Milton Lee Olive Park, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, then engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then take in the waterfront at Navy Pier.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, taxi, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Chicago, with highs around 32°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Childrens Museums

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.