46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
10
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
11
Napa
— 2 nights
+2
bus + subway + Fly:  9​h 30​min
12
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
13
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
14
Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City holiday maker .

Manchester, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough 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
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns. Let the collections at National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): Head underground at Cave of the Winds, then admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Forest Lawn and then brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect Niagara Falls to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Buffalo
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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.
Let the collections at The Mob Museum and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Las Vegas in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Niagara Falls to Las Vegas. When traveling from Niagara Falls in August, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Head to Hopi House and Lookout Studiofor plenty of shopping. On the 2nd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: stroll through North Kaibab Trail, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online route planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Studio City Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Montana Avenue). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, browse the different shops at The Grove, browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post, and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation maker site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (22°C). On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace and then stroll through Waikiki Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then kick back and relax at Kailua Beach Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu online trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Honolulu, with lows of 28°C. On the 12th (Wed), you're off toSeattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pike Place Market and Chihuly Garden and Glass. We've included these beaches for you: Ed Munro Seahurst Park and Alki Beach. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip maker site .

Getting from Honolulu to Seattle by flight takes about 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle. While traveling from Honolulu, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall and then hike along Panorama Trail. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point and then admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Seattle to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco journey planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 17°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Mumm Napa, learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, then explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, and finally stop by Oxbow Public Market.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Napa attractions planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Napa, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Robert Mondavi Winery, V. Sattui Winery, Mumm Napa
Highlights from your plan
Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street, and then hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street.

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You can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight from Napa to New Orleans in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Napa in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): shop like a local with Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then take a stroll through North End, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nantasket Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Boston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Orleans in September: highs in Boston hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Orleans.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Nantasket Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nantasket Beach ©
Nantasket Beach
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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Orleans

Orleans ©
Orleans is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, which is co-extensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Plimoth Plantation, and then see the interesting displays at Heritage Museums & Gardens. On your second day here, stroll through Nauset Beach, steep yourself in history at Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum, then steep yourself in history at Edward Gorey House, and finally take in the waterfront at Chatham Pier and Fish Market.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Orleans day trip site .

Traveling by car from Boston to Orleans takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Orleans

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Yarmouth Port, Plimoth Plantation, John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum, Heritage Museums & Gardens, Chatham Pier and Fish Market
Highlights from your plan
Plimoth Plantation ©
Plimoth Plantation
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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