42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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42 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
3
Gatlinburg
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Miami Beach
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Ponquogue Beach and Narwhal Yacht Charters. Head to Shopping Girlfriend NYC and Fifth Avenuefor some retail therapy. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To find photos and other tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary builder site .

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 May, expect New York City to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Ponquogue Beach
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tidal Basin and National Zoological Park. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online travel route planner .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Takoma Park Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

6
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount LeConte and Roaring Fork. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Clingmans Dome, Cades Cove, & more) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Baskins Creek Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimneys Picnic Area, and admire all the interesting features of Little River Road.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Washington DC to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

5
nights
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.
Relax by the water at South Beach and Peanut Island Park. Shop till you drop at Aventura Mall and Village of Merrick Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami Beach: John D. MacArthur Beach State Park (in North Palm Beach), Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Anhinga Trail, & more) and Robert Is Here (in Homestead). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover Beach Park, don't miss a visit to Collins Avenue, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and admire the landmark architecture of Freedom Tower.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Miami Beach trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, tram, and bus from Gatlinburg to Miami Beach in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, tram, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Gatlinburg in May; daily highs in Miami Beach reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Freedom Tower, Aventura Mall, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

5
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.
Do your shopping at Royal Street and Magazine Street. Take a break from the city and head to Audubon Zoo and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, stop by Faulkner House Books, and see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami Beach to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami Beach in June, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (33°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Garden District ©
Garden District

6
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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and Fashion Show Mall. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Caesars Palace, browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and stop by Barneys New York.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

6
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Will Rogers State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Visiting Santa Monica State Beach and Manhattan Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Zuma Beach (in Malibu) and Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Montana Avenue). Next up on the itinerary: browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post, enjoy the sand and surf at Cabrillo Beach, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and stroll through Playa Del Rey Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Zuma Beach, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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