46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Salt Lake City
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Albuquerque
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Houston
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  13​h 45​min
End: Bristol

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour and The Museum of Flight. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Sequim (Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout, B&B Family Farm, & more). Dedicate the 3rd (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, and don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Seattle online vacation planner .

Bristol, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Seattle are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sequim, Boeing Future of Flight
Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Wine Tours & Tastings
Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Castello di Amorosa. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Wynn Las Vegas. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas planning tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Room Escape Games

5
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Step off the beaten path and head to Temple Square and Mirror Lake Scenic Byway. Explore Salt Lake City's surroundings by going to Deer Valley Resort (in Park City), Provo River Falls (in Kamas) and Defa's Dude Ranch (in Hanna). Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Golden Spike National Historic Site. There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol, and take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip builder site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 41°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamas, Deer Valley Resort, Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Defa's Dude Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Desert Botanical Garden and Chase Field. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Boyce Thompson Arboretum (in Superior) and Taliesin West (in Scottsdale). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, admire the landmark architecture of David & Gladys Wright House, steep yourself in history at The Rosson House Museum, and explore the galleries of Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Phoenix sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Phoenix reach 48°C and lows reach 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Taliesin West
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Chase Field ©
Chase Field

5
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Loretto Chapel. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Albuquerque: Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos) and Santa Fe (Canyon Road, Santa Fe Plaza, & more). There's much more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, get engrossed in the history at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, shop like a local with ABQ Uptown, and take in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Albuquerque using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Albuquerque takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in July: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 38°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Fe, Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Balloon Rides

4
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Splashway Waterpark and Minute Maid Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Houston: Brazosport Museum of Natural Science (in Clute), Columbia Historical Museum (in West Columbia) and College Station (Room Escape Games, Bonfire Memorial, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, see the vivid underwater world at Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, meet the residents at Sea Center Texas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Chapel of St. Basil.

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Getting from Albuquerque to Houston by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Houston is a bit warmer than Albuquerque - with highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

College Station, Lake Jackson, Columbia Historical Museum, Brazosport Museum of Natural Science, Splashway Waterpark
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Royal Street and Oak Alley Plantation. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Lynn Meadows Discovery Center (in Gulfport), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and wander the streets of Garden District.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read New Orleans journey builder website .

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. While traveling from Houston, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Vacherie, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Ship Island
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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