43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
4
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
6
Orlando
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Tampa
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  4 h 30 min
9
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h
11
Boston
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
12
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Manchester

3
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.
Head to Montana Avenue and Abbot Kinney Boulevardfor plenty of shopping. Your inner history buff will appreciate El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Los Angeles, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Fort Mohave to see Willow Beach about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas planning app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Plan my day in Grand Canyon National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Shopping
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get some historical perspective at Denver Union Station and Molly Brown House Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Denver Botanic Gardens and The Sasquatch Outpost. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, get to know the fascinating history of 16th Street Mall, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Denver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Denver, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

The Sasquatch Outpost
Highlights from your plan
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Trinity United Methodist Church ©
Trinity United Methodist Church

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 21st (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, then stop by Lion Heart Book Store, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the next day, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight and then wander the streets of Pioneer Square.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Seattle online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Denver to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Seattle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Denver in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Seattle, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Orlando.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

5
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and City Hall. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame (in Titusville), Stetson Mansion (in DeLand) and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Merritt Island). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove, have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic, buy something for everyone on your list at The Mall at Millenia, and don't miss a visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Orlando takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in August, with highs in Orlando at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tampa.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Highlights from your plan
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

2
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for gifts at Morean Glass Studio & Hot Shop, explore the world behind art at Jon Hair Monumental Sculpture, then view the masterpieces at Duncan McClellan Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Morean Art Center, and finally take a stroll through Ybor City.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tampa road trip planning site.

You can drive from Orlando to Tampa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Tampa, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Tampa

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Petersburg
Highlights from your plan
Duncan McClellan Gallery ©
Duncan McClellan Gallery
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
Morean Art Center ©
Morean Art Center

2
nights
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 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Miami day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Tampa to Miami in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Beaches

Side Trip

South Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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 2nd (Wed), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then gain insight at Georgetown University, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of flight and subway from Miami to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miami in September: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Federal Hall are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and FAO Schwarz. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, stroll around The High Line, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

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

5
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Marginal Way Walkway and Maps of Antiquity. Visit Freedom Trail and Plymouth Rock for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Boston side-trips: Nauset Beach (in Orleans), Craigville Beach (in Centerville) and Ogunquit Beach (in Ogunquit). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take a tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, take a stroll through North End, and take an in-depth tour of USS Constitution Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get a bit cooler in Boston: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ogunquit, Maps of Antiquity, Nauset Beach, Craigville Beach, Plymouth Rock
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Art Institute of Chicago and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio and Cantigny Park will appeal to history buffs. When in Chicago, make a side trip to see Rosewood Beach in Highland Park, approximately Highland Park away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, steep yourself in history at Marquette Building, and admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Boston to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boston to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In September in Chicago, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Oak Park, Rosewood Beach, Cantigny Park
Highlights from your plan
Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House ©
Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

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