42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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42 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Marco Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sanibel Island
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
4
Marathon
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
6
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h
8
Montgomery
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Baton Rouge
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
12
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
13
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
14
Albuquerque
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
15
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
16
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London


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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 9th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami day trip planner.

London, UK to Miami is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and tram. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Miami. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Miami at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Marco Island.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Art Deco Historic District, Fort Lauderdale Beach
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Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Speed Boats Tours

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nights
Marco Island

Marco Island is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States, located on an island by the same name in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Southwest Florida. Visit Barefoot Beach Preserve and Tigertail Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Parasailing & Paragliding. Take a break from Marco Island with a short trip to Speed Boats Tours in Everglades City, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Naples Botanical Garden and look for all kinds of wild species at Otter Mound Preserve.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Marco Island online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Miami to Marco Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Marco Island when traveling from Miami in April, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sanibel Island.

Things to do in Marco Island

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Speed Boats Tours, Naples Botanical Garden, Barefoot Beach Preserve
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Speed Boats Tours
Barefoot Beach Preserve ©
Barefoot Beach Preserve
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island ©
Take a trip to Sanibel Island if you like pretty sunsets and luxurious resorts.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bowman's Beach and Sanibel Island Lighthouse. Get outdoors at Fort Myers Beach and In The Garden. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, don't miss a visit to St. Isabel Catholic Church, and take a tour by water with Tarpon Bay Explorers.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sanibel Island trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Marco Island to Sanibel Island by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Sanibel Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Sanibel Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fort Myers Beach
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Bowman's Beach ©
Bowman's Beach
Fort Myers Beach ©
Fort Myers Beach

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Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Take a break from the city and head to Sombrero Beach and The Turtle Hospital. We've included these beaches for you: Bahia Honda State Park and Anne's Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Fishing Charters & Tours in Islamorada (about 38 minutes away). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center and take in the views from Old Seven Mile Bridge.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Marathon trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Sanibel Island to Marathon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Marathon when traveling from Sanibel Island in April, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Fort Zachary Taylor and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Truman Little White House and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get interesting insight from Tours, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Key West day trip planner .

You can take a bus from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Key West can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Visiting St. Augustine Beach and Fort Matanzas National Monument will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beach at Daytona Beach and Pena-Peck House and Woman's Exchange of St Augustine. It doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine trip builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In April, St. Augustine is little chillier than Key West - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jacksonville.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach
Fort Matanzas National Monument ©
Fort Matanzas National Monument

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Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
On the 27th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Jacksonville trip builder .

Traveling by car from St. Augustine to Jacksonville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Jacksonville sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Montgomery.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens ©
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens

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Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 28th (Sun), see a show at Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park and then head outdoors with Coosa River Adventures,Inc.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Montgomery trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Jacksonville to Montgomery by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jacksonville to Montgomery. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Montgomery

Outdoors Parks Nightlife

Side Trip

Coosa River Adventures,Inc
Highlights from your plan
Coosa River Adventures,Inc ©
Coosa River Adventures,Inc
Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park ©
Wynton M. Blount Cultural Park

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nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. Get some historical perspective at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Shadows on the Teche. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oak Alley Plantation and Lake Martin. Explore Baton Rouge's surroundings by going to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow), San Francisco Plantation (in Garyville) and Madewood Plantation (in Napoleonville). There's more to do: explore the activities along University Lake.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Baton Rouge online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Montgomery to Baton Rouge by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. April in Baton Rouge sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vacherie, Madewood Plantation, San Francisco Plantation, Lake Martin, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
University Lake ©
University Lake
Oak Alley Plantation ©
Oak Alley Plantation

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 2nd (Thu), make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace and then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from Baton Rouge to Dallas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and tram; or drive. In May in Dallas, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

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nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks and then immerse yourself in nature at Parkin Archeological State Park. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Memphis Zoo.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis visit planner .

Getting from Dallas to Memphis by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Southland Park Gaming and Racing, Parkin Archeological State Park
Highlights from your plan
Parkin Archeological State Park ©
Parkin Archeological State Park
Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Popular historic sites such as Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Desert Botanical Garden and Boyce Thompson Arboretum. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and get a taste of the local shopping with Old Town Scottsdale.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Phoenix takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Phoenix is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Memphis in May, expect Phoenix to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Old Town Scottsdale, St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. There's lots more to do: stroll through San Diego Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and take in the views from Coronado Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Phoenix, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Visiting Bandelier National Monument and Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Albuquerque Old Town and Coronado Historic Site. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Albuquerque trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Albuquerque takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in May, you will find days in Albuquerque are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are a bit cooler (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Coronado Historic Site, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wynn Las Vegas and Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at The Mirage, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip builder app .

Fly from Albuquerque to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Albuquerque in May, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Take a break from the city and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Lincoln Park. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and catch a ride on Cable Cars.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online travel planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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