46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h
1
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Austin
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
11
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

3
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.
Boston is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, let the kids burn off some steam at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, engage your brain at Museum of Science, and don't miss a visit to Boston Public Library.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip planner.

London, UK to Boston is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Boston. In May, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Cambridge, Brookline Booksmith
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, examine the collection at The Field Museum, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park Zoo.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Chicago road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In May in Chicago, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and then don't miss a visit to Graceland.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Memphis takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in May, with highs in Memphis at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

5
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Venture out of the city with trips to New Braunfels Conservation Society (in New Braunfels) and San Antonio (The Alamo, The San Antonio River Walk, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Austin trip planner .

Getting from Memphis to Austin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

San Antonio, New Braunfels Conservation Society
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

4
nights
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Austin to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Austin in May: highs in San Diego hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire all the interesting features of Staples Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Barbara, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Spend the 27th (Mon) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, trek along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, and take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online vacation planner .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in May: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 3rd (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park.

Make your San Francisco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In June, Las Vegas is much hotter than San Francisco - with highs of 46°C and lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Seattle trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in Seattle at 27°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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