43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  7​h
5
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Times Square and American Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 35°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

6
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.
Gettysburg National Military Park and Antietam National Battlefield will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg National Cemetery (in Gettysburg) and National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, and contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Antietam National Battlefield, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Garden District and Jackson Square. Popular historic sites such as St. Louis Cathedral and Royal Street are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Nottoway Plantation in White Castle (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, examine the collection at Cabildo, get to know the fascinating history of Our Sacred Stories, and make a trip to French Quarter.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New Orleans takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 31°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Henry Overholser Mansion, get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Osteology, and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Oklahoma City day trip planning website .

You can fly from New Orleans to Oklahoma City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Oklahoma City hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology
Henry Overholser Mansion ©
Henry Overholser Mansion

1
night
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 6th (Thu), see Off-Road Tours and then stroll through Broken Arrow Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Oklahoma City to Sedona in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Sedona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Sedona are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Tours Trails
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, trek along South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

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Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sedona in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and enjoy some music at Casino at the MGM Grand.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday maker tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway are in your itinerary. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Original Muscle Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach) and Nicholas Canyon Beach (in Malibu). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, get curious at California Science Center, and explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Disneyland Park, Nicholas Canyon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Fort Funston National Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Stephen & Walker Winery (in Healdsburg). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through The Castro, step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and stop by City Lights Booksellers.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In August, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stephen & Walker Winery, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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